Baseball History for November 20th

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BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1854 George Mundinger
1858 Laurie Reis
1858 Joe Sommer
1862 Dan Casey
1866 Kenesaw Landis
1869 Clark Griffith
1873 Tom Fleming
1878 Martin Glendon
1880 George McBride
1881 James Arthur (Swat) McCabe
1882 Andy Coakley
1883 Arthur Augustus (Ben) Egan
1883 Harry Welchonce
1887 John Scheneberg
1888 Ray Powell
1889 Eddie Edmonson
1891 Leon Cadore
1894 Welton Claude (Rube) Ehrhardt
1896 Cecil Duff
1897 Larry Benton
1898 Tim McNamara
1902 John Olgus (Augie) Prudhomme
1906 Joe Ogrodowski
1915 Angel Valdes (Jack) Aragon
1917 Andrew Joseph (Jess) Dobernic
1917 Felix Mackiewicz
1917 Mike Schemer
1919 Rinaldo Joseph (Rugger) Ardizoia
1921 Neill Sheridan
1929 Lou Berberet
1930 Don Leppert
1936 Herm Starrette
1936 Jay Ritchie
1945 Jay Johnstone
1945 John Sanders
1945 Rick Monday
1949 Ron Cash
1951 Jackson Todd
1953 Duane Theiss
1967 Alex Arias
1968 Steve Schrenk
1968 Chuck Ricci
1971 Kevin Lomon
1971 Gabe White
1973 Brandon Kolb
1975 (David Jonathan) J. D. Drew
1978 Bill White
1979 Lino Urdaneta
1981 Sam Fuld
1983 Brock Peterson
1984 Jo-Jo Reyes
1985 C. J. Fick
1985 Greg Holland
1986 Alex Guerrero
1987 Jeff Locke
1988 Cody Allen
1990 David Washington
1992 Shawn Morimando
1994 Jake Newberry
1995 Amed Rosario
1995 Jeremy Beasley
1996 Tarik Skubal
1996 Nick Neidert

OBITUARIES:

1895 Dick Hunt
1904 Dell Darling
1910 Jack O’Brien
1925 Walter Coleman
1928 Pete Lohman
1929 Babe Doty
1929 Jim Powell
1951 Fred Burchell
1951 Joe Rogalski
1952 Fred McMullin
1953 Billy Maharg
1954 Hod Fenner
1956 Bub Kuhn
1958 Bill Lathrop
1959 Roy Thomas
1960 Frank Brower
1963 Marty Hopkins
1968 George Maisel
1968 Fresco Thompson
1969 Paddy Baumann
1976 Les Hennessy
1984 Leon Williams
1989 Dolan Nichols
1996 Bill Sayles
1997 Dick Littlefield
1998 Dick Sisler
2010 Danny McDevitt

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

2008 George Steinbrenner, his health beginning to fail him, hands over the reins of the Yankees to his sons, Hal and Hank.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1947 The Giants take Hoyt Wilhelm from the Braves in the Rule 5 Draft.

1962 Boston sends Jim Pagliaroni and Don Schwall to the Indians for Dick Stuart and Jack Lamabe.

1981 Three team swap! Cleveland sends Bo Diaz to the Phillies, getting (later) Scott Munninghoff in return. The Phillies sent Lonnie Smith to the Cardinals, and the Cardinals sent Silvio Martinez and Lary Sorensen to the Indians.

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