Baseball History for November 27th

<— NOV 26 NOV 28 —>

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1875 Jimmy Hart
1881 Jim Kane
1884 Jack Kading
1888 Marty O’Toole
1892 Leslie Ambrose (Bullet Joe) Bush
1896 John Singleton
1899 William Graves (Lena) Styles
1903 Bill Hohman
1910 John Joseph (Hank) Miklos
1912 Tony York
1918 Pat Capri
1920 Johnny Schmitz
1922 Lou Bevil
1923 Bob Schultz
1924 Cal Howe
1927 Frank Quinn
1933 Billy Moran
1936 Vern Handrahan
1937 Bill Short
1938 Jose Tartabull
1939 Dave Giusti
1941 Al Raffo
1944 Ron Tompkins
1947 John Harrell
1950 Bob Sheldon
1951 Dan Spillner
1958 Mike Scioscia
1961 Randy Milligan
1969 Tim Laker
1969 Chris Eddy
1971 Ivan Rodriguez
1973 Jason Beverlin
1974 Ken Ray
1977 Raul Valdes
1977 Willie Bloomquist
1978 Jimmy Rollins
1979 Jonathan Van Every
1983 Jason Berken
1991 Kyle McGowin
1992 Bradley Zimmer
1993 Nick Heath
1995 Jared Oliva
1996 Eloy Jimenez

OBITUARIES:

1906 Julius Willigrod
1912 Fred Corey
1922 Austin McHenry
1931 Jack Burdock
1936 Shad Barry
1939 Jack Fifield
1941 Rudy Schwenck
1946 Arlie Tarbert
1954 Nick Maddox
1956 Charlie Peete
1957 Deke White
1957 Chuck Wolfe
1961 Bob Harmon
1962 Bob Peterson
1965 Bill Hollahan
1968 Ed Fernandes
1969 Clem Llewellyn
1973 Ed Holly
1976 Al Baird
1980 Bill Connelly
1981 Frank Betcher
1987 Babe Herman
1989 Ray Boggs
1992 Walt Tauscher
1993 Jim Hayes
1994 Glen Moulder
1997 Buck Leonard
1997 Paul Masterson
2006 Eddie Mayo
2007 Clancy Smyres
2008 Andy Tomasic
2010 Bill Werle
2015 Lou Marone

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

1978 You needed to tell the Reds not to do this… The Reds fired Sparky Anderson… He’d land with the Tigers and do okay. His replacement in Cincinnati? John McNamara.

2001 Bud Selig gets a contract extension to remain commissioner.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1926 Philadelphia sent Bill Wambsganss and $50,000 to Kansas City of the American Association for Dud Branom. Branom barely got 100 plate appearances with the A’s in 1927 and was gone in two months.

1950 Boston signs Lou Boudreau, who spends a year as a shortstop, then a year as a Player/Manager before becoming a full time manager.

1955 Rule 5 Draft results included the Cubs taking aging veteran Monte Irvin from the Giants. Irvin spent just 1956 with the Cubbies, batting .271 with a good OBP and SLG rate but was done as a major leaguer after that.

1961 The White Sox sent Minnie Minoso to the Cardinals for Joe Cunningham.

Also, the Angels took Bo Belinsky from the Orioles in the Rule 5 Draft.

1962 Milwaukee sends Joe Adcock and Jack Curtis to the Indians for Frank Funk, Don Dillard, and (later) Ty Cline.

1967 The Mets send Bill Denehy and cash for Washington Senators manager Gil Hodges.

1972 New York acquires Graig Nettles and Jerry Moses from Cleveland for the low price of John Ellis, Charlie Spikes, Rusty Torres, and Jerry Kenney.

1978 Baltimore picks up the recently waived Texas Ranger, John Lowenstein.

1981 Detroit trades Steve Kemp to the White Sox for Chet Lemon.

1991 Los Angeles sends Tim Belcher and John Wetteland to the Reds for Eric Davis and Kip Gross.

2004 Pittsburgh sends Jason Kendall to Oakland for Mark Redman, Arthur Rhodes and spending money.

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