Baseball History for November 16th

<— NOV 15 NOV 17 —>

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1850 Mike McGeary
1852 Joe Quest
1858 Ben Guiney
1858 Joe Strauss
1859 Doug Crothers
1874 William Joseph (Dummy) Deegan
1880 Con Starkel
1881 Reeve McKay
1883 Rollie Zeider
1886 Carl Manda
1890 Jake Munch
1893 Cristobal Torriente
1896 Ivy Griffin
1904 Elwood Hope (Mike) Smith
1906 Ab Wright
1909 Bill McGee
1910 Morrie Arnovich
1911 Clay Bryant
1915 Garth Mann
1915 Blas Monaco
1917 Ed Busch
1930 Paul Foytack
1931 Frank Bolling
1932 Harry Chiti
1933 Cristobal Rigoberto (Minnie) Mendoza
1940 Buster Narum
1943 Greg Bollo
1948 Leon Brown
1948 Don Hahn
1951 Herb Washington
1952 Glenn Burke
1958 Paul Serna
1960 Curt Wardle
1962 Mike Raczka
1964 Dwight Gooden
1964 Rob Mallicoat
1965 Drew Denson
1966 Tim Scott
1968 Chris Haney
1969 Pete Rose, Jr.
1970 Hector Fajardo
1974 Mark Corey
1975 Julio Lugo
1981 Fernando Cabrera
1982 Tim Wood
1987 Jordan Walden
1988 Brandon Cumpton
1989 Juan Centeno
1991 Phillips Valdez
1992 Cheslor Cuthbert
1992 Reggie McClain
1994 Will Craig
1995 Victor Gonzalez

OBITUARIES:

1895 Jim McLaughlin
1912 John T. Brush

Brush was an owner – held the Reds and Giants. He was in poor health for a while and died aboard a train.

1923 Fred House
1937 Dick Burns
1943 Frank McPartlin
1945 Jake Northrop
1950 Frank Hemphill
1960 Weldon Henley
1962 Hugh High
1964 Yam Yaryan
1965 Ed Sherling
1969 Vin Campbell
1974 Pep Rambert
1977 Jose Acosta
1978 Harry Matuzak
1987 Jim Brewer
1992 Gene Schott
1994 Russ Meers
1996 Joe Gonzales
1997 Russ Meyer
1999 Allen Benson
2001 Red Steiner
2001 Ted Abernathy
2004 Floyd Baker
2005 Sandy Consuegra
2010 Elder White
2014 Whammy Douglas
2017 Tommy Moore
2019 Nick Testa

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1962 Lou Perini sells the Braves to the Lasalle Corporation for $6.2 million. Soon after, the team announces it is leaving Milwaukee…

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1893 The Giants purchased George Van Haltren from Pittsburgh for $2500, then assigned King Kelly to Boston.

1901 Cleveland sends Candy LaChance to Boston for catcher Ossee Schrecongost.

1950 Rule 5 Draft Day – among the takers were Pittsburgh (Dale Long, from the Yankees), and the White Sox (Joe DeMaestri from Boston).

Free Agent Signings:

1976 Don Baylor (California)
1977 Tony Perez (Boston)
1992 Andres Galarraga (Colorado)

1980 The Mets signed amateur free agent infielder/outfielder Kevin Mitchell.

1999 Colorado sends Darryl Kile, Luther Hackman, and Dave Veres to St. Louis for Brent Butler, Jose Jimenez, Rich Croushore, and Manny Aybar.

2002 Florida acquires Juan Pierre and Mike Hampton from Colorado for Preston Wilson, Charles Johnson, Pablo Ozuna, and Vic Darensbourg.

2010 Florida sends my kid’s favorite player, Dan Uggla, to the Braves for Mike Dunn and Omar Infante.

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