Baseball History For July 22nd

<— JULY 21     JULY 23 —>

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1857 Jack Glasscock
1862 Henry Peter (Red) Bittmann
1873 John Gottfried (Youngy) Johnson
1880 George Gibson
1883 Bill Grahame
1885 Elmer Knetzer
1885 Sheldon Lejeune
1886 Art Kores
1891 George Baumgardner
1891 Herb Herring
1893 Jesse Haines
1897 Ed Gerner
1898 Joe Bratcher
1905 Roger Maxwell (Doc) Cramer
1910 George Caithamer
1911 Lindsay Brown
1915 Charles Inigo (Butch) Sutcliffe
1917 Phil McCullough
1921 Jim Rivera
1921 Al LaMacchia
1928 Stu Locklin
1932 Carl Duser
1934 R C Stevens
1941 Bart Zeller
1942 Frank Johnson
1944 Albert Walter (Sparky) Lyle
1946 Bill Zepp
1947 George Lauzerique
1947 Cliff Johnson
1948 Jesse Hudson
1949 Tim Johnson
1953 Kevin Pasley
1956 Scott Sanderson
1957 Dave Stieb
1959 Bob Porter
1959 DeWayne Vaughn
1963 Gary Eave
1963 Denny Gonzalez
1965 Gary Buckels
1973 Mike Thurman
1973 Mike Sweeney
1975 Scot Shields
1977 Ryan Vogelsong
1981 Angel Chavez
1982 Rob Johnson
1985 Denis Phipps
1988 Kwang Hyun Kim
1991 Jake Barrett
1994 Tanner Scott

OBITUARIES:

1889 John Greason
1900 Harry Jacoby
1907 Pat Dillard
1908 Andy Sommers
1916 George Ziegler
1921 Jack Robinson
1937 Sam Woodruff
1940 Charlie Swindells
1944 Irv Waldron
1946 Elmer Foster
1955 Lafayette Henion
1958 Grover Land
1959 Ralph Savidge
1966 Frank Delahanty
1979 Amos Strunk
1982 Lloyd Waner
1987 Don McMahon
1991 Jack Albright
2007 Rollie Stiles
2007 Mike Coolbaugh

Coolbaugh was coaching first base for the Tulsa Drillers when a line drive foul ball hit him in the right temple, killing him instantly.

Hersom, Bob. “Batted ball deadly to Coolbaugh,” Daily Oklahoman, 24 July 2007, Pages 1C, 5C.

2008 Billy Sorrell
2010 Larry Fritz
2011 Tex Nelson
2012 Ed Stevens
2020 Bob Sebra

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1905 Philadelphia Athletics pitcher Weldon Henley opens a double-header by tossing a no-hitter to beat the Browns, 6 – 0.

1923 Walter Johnson fans his 3000th batter – fellow pitcher Stan Coveleski – a club he creates and remains the lone member until Bob Gibson joins him in 1926.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1911 New York sends Al Bridwell and Hank Gowdy to Boston for Buck Herzog.

1956 The Cubs sign amateur free agent pitcher Moe Drabowski.

2009 Pittsburgh sends Adam LaRoche to the Red Sox for Hunter Strickland and Argenis Diaz.

2013 Chicago sends Matt Garza to Texas for Justin Grimm, Carl Edwards, Jr., Mike Olt, and (later) Neil Ramirez.

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