Baseball History for August 14th

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BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1846 Harry Schafer
1856 Alex McKinnon
1867 Frank Hafner
1881 Bill O’Hara
1884 Bill Reynolds
1887 Art Phelan
1887 Fred Lamlein
1888 William Baker (Babe) Borton
1888 Al Clancy
1898 Bill Clowers
1899 Kyle (Skinny) Graham
1901 Oscar Siemer
1904 Les Cox
1910 Billy Myers
1912 Paul Dean
1929 Jim Pisoni
1930 Dale Coogan
1930 Earl Weaver
1937 Joe Horlen
1937 Bert Cueto
1950 Jim Mason
1954 Mark Fidrych
1959 Don Carman
1960 Edwin Rodriguez
1962 Mark Gubicza
1963 Mike Cook
1964 Tommy Shields
1964 Mark Leonard
1966 Dana Allison
1967 Joe Grahe
1971 Mark Loretta
1972 David Manning
1975 Eric Cammack
1975 Scott Stewart
1975 McKay Christensen
1977 Juan Pierre
1977 Scott Chiasson
1979 Angel Santos
1981 Chris Saenz
1984 Clay Buchholz
1984 Nevin Ashley
1985 Esmil Rogers
1985 Chris Valaika
1987 David Peralta
1987 Jeremy Hazelbaker
1988 Alex Liddi
1990 Chris Rowley
1991 Dylan Covey
1991 Giovanny Gallegos
1992 Josh Bell

OBITUARIES:

1907 Scott Hastings
1913 Chummy Gray
1925 Asa Stratton
1931 Bob Edmondson
1934 Guy Morrison
1940 Charlie Hollocher
1943 Joe Kelley
1945 Tommy Clarke
1947 Woody Crowson
1948 Phil Collins
1954 Fabian Kowalik
1956 Frank Dupee
1957 Tim Hendryx
1960 Fred Clarke
1960 Henry Keupper
1961 Harry Colliflower
1968 Ray Mowe
1973 Claude Willoughby
1978 Maury Newlin
1979 Mack Wheat
1984 Spud Davis
1984 Lynn McGlothen
1997 George Pfister
1999 Pee Wee Reese
1999 Pat Mullin
2000 Ken Heintzelman

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1933 Philadelphia’s Jimmie Foxx not only hits for the cycle, but drives in nine runs in an 11 – 5 win over Cleveland.

1937 Bad day times two… Detroit takes a pair of games from the Browns in a double header. The first game went 16 – 1; the second game went 20 – 7.

1971 Bob Gibson is awesome – firing a no-hitter to beat Pittsburgh in Three Rivers Stadium… As there were no no-hitters in Forbes Field, it was the first no-hitter in Pittsburgh since 1907.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1909 The White Sox purchased Shano Collins from Springfield in the Connecticut State League.

1916 The Giants purchased Ross Youngs from Sherman of the Western Association.

1952 The Tigers sent Vic Wertz, Dick Littlefield, Martin Stuart and Don Lenhardt to the Browns for Ned Garver, Bud Black, Jim Delsing, and Dave Madison.

1963 Boston signed amateur free agent pitcher Jim Lonberg.

1980 Texas sends Gaylord Perry to the Yankees for Ken Clay and (later) minor leaguer Marv Thompson.

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