Baseball History for July 26th

<— JULY 25     JULY 27 —>

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1850 Frederick C. (Tricky) Nichols
1851 Horatio Munn
1852 George Fields
1854 Phil Powers
1864 Bill Hassamaer
1864 John Cuff
1879 John Butler
1880 Jack Fox
1884 Otto McIvor
1884 Tom Crooke
1885 Roy Castleton
1886 Roy Witherup
1892 Sad Sam Jones
1894 Larry Woodall
1897 Emmons Joseph (Chick) Bowen
1901 Walter Paul (Doc) Gautreau
1904 Bill Dreesen
1905 Sam Leslie
1914 Ellis Kinder
1915 Mel Deutsch
1917 Jimmy Bloodworth
1920 Eddie Bockman
1920 Sibby Sisti
1921 Tom Saffell
1922 Hoyt Wilhelm
1923 Leo Thomas
1924 Milt Welch
1925 Jackie Mayo
1926 Bobby Herrera
1927 Bill Miller
1930 Glenn Mickens
1932 Dick Brodowski
1933 Norm Siebern
1935 Buddy Gilbert
1935 Lou Jackson
1937 Pete Ward
1941 Carroll Sembera
1942 Jose Martinez
1948 John Knox
1958 Marty Bystrom
1962 Jody Reed
1968 Mike Mohler
1969 Greg Colbrunn
1975 Kevin Barker
1976 Kevin Olsen
1977 Joaquin Benoit
1980 Jason Botts
1984 Brandon Morrow
1984 Kevin Jepsen
1985 Mat Gamel
1987 Vidal Nuno
1987 Alex Burnett
1991 Cristhian Adames
1991 Ryan Stanek
1992 Paul Fry
1993 Jefry Rodriguez
1993 Ryan O’Hearn

OBITUARIES:

1903 William Nusz
1911 John Radcliff
1915 Charlie Reising
1930 Tommy Madden
1931 Ben Ellis
1935 Bill Whitrock
1943 Tom Gettinger
1948 Homer Davidson
1956 Dad Clark
1958 Walter Bernhardt
1959 Otis Miller
1964 Harry Smith
1966 Elmer Yoter
1971 Chick Lathers
1976 Les Howe
1979 Bill DeKoning
1986 Webb Schultz
1988 Al Flair
1994 Roland Gladu
1994 Herm Holshouser
2004 Ruben Gomez
2010 Jake Jacobs
2013 Bob Savage

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1933 Joe DiMaggio’s 61 game hitting streak with San Francisco of the PCL ends in a game against the Oaks. The old record for minor league hitting streaks was 49. DiMaggio was all of 19-years-old…

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1984 Cincinnati sends Dan Driessen to Montreal for Andy McGaffigan and minor leaguer Jim Jefferson.

1995 Los Angeles signs amateur free agent pitcher Eric Gagne.

2000 Philadelphia sends Curt Schilling to the Diamondbacks for Omar Daal, Travis Lee, Vincente Padilla, and Nelson Figueroa.

2006 Cleveland sends Ben Broussard and cash to the Mariners for Shin-Soo Choo and (later) Shawn Nottingham.

2008 Cleveland sends Casey Blake (and $) to the Dodgers for Carlos Santana and Jon Meloan.

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