Baseball History for November 19th

<— NOV 18 NOV 20 —>

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1840 Nealy Phelps
1847 Al Pratt
1855 Denny Driscoll
1862 Billy Sunday
1867 John Roach
1873 Charlie Atherton
1881 Harry Lewis (Bill) Bailey
1887 Jack Nabors
1887 Mike Regan
1892 Everett Scott
1895 Billy Zitzmann
1898 Harry Courtney
1902 Joe Palmisano
1904 Elmer Tutwiler
1908 Harley Boss
1908 Joe Glenn
1912 Steve Gerkin
1912 Stu Martin
1914 Eddie Morgan
1921 Roy Campanella
1922 George Yankowski
1926 Bob Thorpe
1930 Joe Morgan
1938 Manny Jimenez
1938 Ted Turner
1942 Larry Haney
1943 Aurelio Monteagudo
1945 Bobby Tolan
1947 Bob Boone
1956 Dickie Noles
1961 Jeff Hearron
1966 Jeff Hartsock
1967 Gary Disarcina
1969 Steve Dreyer
1970 Jeff Berblinger
1970 J. J. Thobe
1971 Andy Sheets
1974 John Roskos
1974 Mario Valdez
1975 Clay Condrey
1977 Justin Duchscherer
1978 Jeff Bailey
1979 John-Ford Griffin
1979 Ryan Howard
1981 Jeff Gray
1982 Jonathan Sanchez
1985 Brad Harman
1986 Michael Saunders
1987 Bryan Holaday
1989 Michael Tonkin
1993 Framber Valdez
1993 Ian Gibaut
1993 Joey Gallo
1993 Ian Gibaut
1993 Franber Valdez
1996 Lewin Diaz
1998 Christian Pache

OBITUARIES:

1891 Ernie Hickman
1917 King Bailey
1926 Fred Smith
1930 John Russell
1937 Cub Stricker
1939 Frank Mountain
1941 Davey Dunkle
1944 Frank Brill
1951 Pete Hill
1951 Marty Griffin
1951 Crese Heismann
1953 Dutch Schesler
1953 Guy Lacy
1955 Otto Jacobs
1957 Frank Foreman
1964 Fred Hofmann
1976 Frank Kellert
1980 Jack Gilligan
1987 Dave Odom
1995 Ed Wright
2004 Brian Traxler
2011 Sonny Dixon
2013 Babe Birrer
2015 Jim Stump

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1884 Nick Young replaces Abe Mills as the president of the National League. Young was a player in Washington D.C. some twenty years earlier.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1953 The Yankees sign amateur free agent pitcher Ralph Terry.

1956 Philadelphia sends Del Ennis to the Cardinals for Rip Repulski and Bobby Morgan.

1993 Montreal sends Delino DeShields to the Dodgers for Pedro Martinez.

2007 The White Sox send Jon Garland to the Angels for Orlando Cabrera.

2012 The Marlins send Mark Buehrle, Josh Johnson, Jose Reyes, John Buck, and Emilio Bonifacio to the Blue Jays for Henderson Alvarez, Yunel Escobar, Adeiny Hechavarria, Jake Marisnick, Jeff Mathis, Justin Nicolino, and Anthony DeSclafani. The Marlins had signed many of those players in advance of the first season in the new Marlins stadium in Miami, then got rid of the high priced veterans for prospects and younger players.

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