Baseball History for November 22nd

<— NOV 21 NOV 23 —>

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1852 George Taylor
1866 Dennis O’Neill
1866 Charlie Hamburg
1869 Linwood Clifton (King) Bailey
1890 Jack Roche
1892 Pi Schwert
1896 Bill Hollahan
1901 Harry Rice
1901 Walt Tauscher
1907 Dick Bartell
1912 Ted Cieslak
1914 Alex Pitko
1926 Lew Burdette
1931 Neal Hertweck
1936 Joe Gaines
1943 Wade Blasingame
1945 Denny Riddleberger
1946 Rich McKinney
1946 Cecilio (Cy) Acosta
1947 John Morlan
1949 Rich Chiles
1950 Lyman Bostock
1950 Greg Luzinski
1953 Rick Matula
1955 Wayne Tolleson
1955 Kevin Rhomberg
1958 Lee Guetterman
1958 Ricky Wright
1960 Gene Walter
1960 Colin Ward
1965 Mike Benjamin
1972 Jay Payton
1972 Luis Andujar
1973 Ricky Ledee
1974 Joe Nathan
1980 Jonny Gomes
1981 Oscar Villarreal
1984 Yusmeiro Petit
1985 Adam Ottavino
1986 Chris Dominguez
1988 Drew Pomeranz
1988 Austin Romine
1991 Justin Nicolino
1992 Jayson Aquino

OBITUARIES:

1906 Tom Cotter
1911 Ed Cermak
1927 John McGlone
1934 Pop Swett
1942 Ben Caffyn
1945 Dick Carroll
1948 Bob Emmerich
1949 Erv Brame
1954 Charlie Gibson
1955 Danny Murphy
1956 Roy Carlyle
1983 Dave Short
1990 Joe Bowman
1991 Roy Zimmerman
1995 Art Smith
2003 Joe Just
2006 Pat Dobson
2007 Ken Wood
2010 Tom Underwood
2012 Ken Rowe
2014 Art Quirk
2014 Don Grate

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1890 The old Philadelphia Athletics were kicked out of the American Association, and replaced by the Philadelphia Quakers of the Players’ League.

2016 Vin Scully is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor bestowed upon a civilian, by President Barack Obama.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1901 Washington signs infielder Bones Ely.

1920 Philadelphia sends Eppa Rixey to Cincinnati for Greasy Neale and Jimmy Ring.

1934 Pittsburgh sends Freddie Lindstrom and Larry French to the Cubs for Guy Bush, Babe Herman, and Jim Weaver.

1954 In the Rule 5 Draft, Pittsburgh took Roberto Clemente from the Brooklyn Dodgers.

1975 The Yankees sent Pat Dobson to the Indians for Oscar Gamble.

1977 The White Sox lose two relief aces to free agency as the Dodgers sign Terry Forster and the Yankees sign Rich (Goose) Gossage.

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