Baseball History for November 21st

<— NOV 20 NOV 22 —>

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1851 Bobby Mathews
1854 Charlie Bennett
1855 John Valentine
1865 Henry Youngman
1865 Park Swartzel
1869 Alex Beam
1869 Billy Clingman
1880 Simmy Murch
1885 Gus Hetling
1893 Robert Lyndon (Ziggy) Hasbrook
1894 Bill Morrisette
1897 Andy High
1898 Walter Zink
1899 Augie Swentor
1899 Charlie Gibson
1901 Johnson Fry
1905 Freddie Lindstrom
1905 Les Mallon
1908 Paul Richards
1914 Carl (Pinky) Jorgensen
1914 George Scharein
1920 Stan Musial
1924 Warren Hacker
1935 Dick Bertell
1937 Tony Balsamo
1940 Tommy McCraw
1943 Daryl Patterson
1952 Bill Almon
1954 Alan Hargesheimer
1954 Gary Wilson
1955 Rick Peters
1958 Mike Mason
1959 Jeff Barkley
1959 Scott Terry
1960 Mark Eichhorn
1962 Dick Schofield
1967 Darron Cox
1967 Roy Bunyan (Tripp) Cromer
1969 Ken Griffey
1971 John Roper
1973 Todd Erdos
1973 Dan Murray
1975 Brian Meadows
1979 Barbaro Canizares
1980 Hank Blalock
1981 Enrique Cruz
1984 Quintin Berry
1988 Ryan LaMarre
1988 Matt West
1989 Robert Stock
1989 Jose Pirela
1992 Abel De Los Santos
1992 Jason Garcia

OBITUARIES:

1888 Len Sowders
1898 Bill Hague
1917 Z. H. Taylor
1921 Socks Seybold
1926 John Shaffer
1934 Fred Glade
1937 Al Pratt
1938 Polly Wolfe
1947 Slow Joe Doyle
1954 Uel Eubanks
1957 Bugs Bennett
1958 Mel Ott
1962 Whitey Hilcher
1963 Ed Hock
1966 Hack Miller
1971 Norm Branch
1974 Leon Pettit
1977 Ron Willis
1982 Buck Marrow
1982 Frank McCormick
1987 Dusty Cooke
1988 Carl Hubbell
1991 Bryan Stephens
1996 Earl Cook
2010 Steve Kuczek
2011 Greg Halman

His brother, Jason, stabbed Greg. Jason was apparently under a psychosis caused by marijuana use.

2013 Mike Palagyi
2013 George Werley
2015 Kerry Dineen
2015 Ken Johnson
2016 Tom Fisher
2019 Val Heim

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

2011 Justin Verlander wins the AL MVP award. He had already won the Cy Young award – and, since he also won a Rookie of the Year award, he became just the second player (Don Newcombe) to win all three.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1933 The Cubs send Mark Koenig, Ted Kleinhans, Harvey Hendrick, and $65,000 to Philadelphia for Chuck Klein.

1934 New York sends four players and cash to San Francisco of the PCL for outfielder Joe DiMaggio.

1968 Minnesota sends Jim Merritt to the Reds for Leo Cardenas.

1972 The Cubs sent Bill North to the Athletics for Bob Locker.

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