Baseball History for August 10th

<— AUG 09     AUG 11 —>

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1847 Scott Hastings
1848 Larry Ressler
1850 Jim Clinton
1859 Larry Corcoran
1859 Sid Farrar
1863 Billy Alvord
1863 George Henry
1866 Ebeneezer Ambrose (Ed) Beatin
1866 Herb Goodall
1872 John George (Chink) Heileman
1877 Charles Eugene (Truck) Eagan
1888 Charlie Hartman
1890 Joseph Isadore (Pat) Kilhullen
1892 Elmer Jacobs
1895 Joe Schepner
1897 Frank Welch
1905 Ed Wineapple
1905 Willie Wells
1905 Jim Oglesby
1908 Odell Hale
1908 Bill Trotter
1911 Taffy Wright
1916 John Kelly (Buddy) Lewis
1916 Jim Mertz
1922 Clint Hartung
1923 Pete Gebrian
1923 Gary Gearhart
1923 Bob Porterfield
1927 Bob Chakales
1933 Rocco Domenico (Rocky) Colavito
1939 Charlie Shoemaker
1939 Johnny Lewis
1949 Tom Brown
1949 Jimmy McMath
1953 Tom Brookens
1962 Mike Schooler
1963 Jerald Clark
1964 Andy Stankiewicz
1964 Bill Wilkinson
1965 Al Osuna
1966 Gerald Williams
1967 Chuck Carr
1971 Sal Fasano
1977 Julio Ramirez
1977 Lorenzo Barcelo
1978 Jorge Campillo
1979 Dan Johnson
1979 Brandon Lyon
1981 Fernando Cortez
1982 Josh Anderson
1982 Jeff Frazier
1984 Jeff Marquez
1987 Matt den Dekker
1987 Wilson Ramos
1988 Sammy Solis
1990 Anthony Gose
1992 Archie Bradley
1993 Anthony Banda
1994 Chance Adams
1995 Monte Harrison

OBITUARIES:

1899 Henry Buker
1912 Ed Sales
1933 George Mangus
1934 Joe Ward
1937 John Keefe
1950 Leo Kavanagh
1951 Win Kellum
1962 Dummy Murphy
1963 William Kinsler
1966 Chuck Dressen
1968 Charlie Boardman
1989 Tom Hughes
1990 Cookie Lavagetto
1993 Bill Ferrazzi
1993 Quincy Trouppe
2001 Ramon Monzant
2001 Lou Boudreau
2005 Ted (Double Duty) Radcliffe
2014 Bob Wiesler
2014 Jim Command
2017 Don Gross

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1944 Braves pitcher Red Barrett needs just 58 pitches to fell the Reds, 2- 0. 58!

1971 Harmon Killebrew hammers two Mike Cuellar pitches for homers – his 500th and 501st homers of his career. (The Orioles won anyway.)

2003 Rafael Furcal snares a Woody Williams liner, steps on second, and tags Orlando Palmeiro to complete baseball’s 12th unassisted triple play.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1897 Washington purchased Roger Bresnahan from Lima of the Ohio State League. Roger was a pitcher then…

1986 Detroit sent Ken Hill and (later) Mike Laga to the Cardinals for Mike Heath.

1993 Philadelphia sent Jose DeLeon to the White Sox for Bobby Thigpen.

1995 Detroit sent Mike Henneman to the Astros for (later) Phil Nevin.

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