Baseball History for December 14th

<— DEC 13 DEC 15 —>

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1849 Ollie Caylor
1861 Ren Wylie
1863 Henry Gruber
1870 Deacon Van Buren
1873 John Anderson
1879 Jack Calhoun
1882 Ralph Edwards
1886 Maury Uhler
1889 Lefty Tyler
1891 Al Tedrow
1892 Rudy Kallio
1894 James Edwards
1894 Stan Baumgartner
1896 Charlie Hargreaves
1897 Syl Simon
1898 Maurice Archdeacon
1899 Bob Lawrence
1900 Harry Wilke
1901 Les Bell
1903 Jim Moore
1905 Bob Weiland
1908 Terry Lyons
1909 Jim Walkup
1913 Eddie Smith
1914 Rusty Peters
1915 Paul Erickson
1921 Bobby Adams
1923 Paul LaPalme
1925 Sam Jones
1929 Carl Linhart
1929 Pete Whisenant
1933 Jerry Schoonmaker
1938 Ken Hunt
1942 Jim Roland
1943 Jerry May
1945 Greg Goossen
1948 Ralph Garcia
1949 Bill Buckner
1961 Jeff Robinson
1964 Mitch Lyden
1965 Ken Hill
1965 Craig Biggio
1969 Scott Hatteberg
1969 Dave Nilsson
1971 Eric Ludwick
1972 Marcus Jensen
1974 Billy Koch
1975 Rodrigo Lopez
1977 Dan Wright
1977 Doug DeVore
1977 Rodrigo Rosario
1978 Dave Gassner
1981 Angel Guzman
1981 Shaun Marcum
1982 Josh Fields
1984 Chris Heisey
1988 Matt Grace
1989 Donn Roach
1990 Mike Ohlman
1991 Adam Frazier
1993 Taylor Ward
1994 Ryan McMahon

OBITUARIES:

1899 Harry Dooms
1900 Jim Devlin
1915 Danny Murphy
1924 Chappie McFarland
1926 Tom Needham
1926 George Myers
1930 Al Hubbard
1931 Al Schulz
1941 George Gillpatrick
1944 Jouett Meekin
1945 Connie Murphy
1946 Tom Dowse
1952 Frank Hansford
1962 Bob Katz
1962 Champ Osteen
1962 Dan Woodman
1970 Herman Hill
1970 Walt Tragesser
1979 Vinnie Smith
1980 Elston Howard
1985 Roger Maris

Lympathic cancer…

1991 Larry Ciaffone
1993 Jerry Scala
1997 Frank Baumholtz
2002 Hank Arft
2004 Rod Kanehl
2004 Danny Doyle
2005 Stew Bowers
2007 Cuddles Marshall
2008 Nick Willhite
2017 Frank Lary

YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN THERE!!!

2014 Commissioner Rob Manfred denies Pete Rose’s application to be reinstated into the good graces of baseball.

TRANSACTION WIRE:

1917 Boston sends $60,000, Vean Gregg, Pinch Thomas and Merlin Kopp to the Athletics for Wally Schang, Bullet Joe Bush, and Amos Strunk.

1927 Washington purchased George Sisler from the Browns for $25,000.

1932 Washington sends Sam West, Carl Reynolds and Lloyd Brown (and cash) to the Browns for Goose Goslin, Fred Schulte, and Lefty Stewart.

1948 Cleveland sends Eddie Robinson, Ed Klieman and Joe Haynes to the Senators for Early Wynn and Mickey Vernon.

1954 Brooklyn signs amateur pitcher (and now “Bonus Baby”) Sandy Koufax.

1960 Expansion Draft!!!

Eli Grba was the first pick, taken by the Angels from the Yankees. Washington took Bobby Shantz from the Yankees, too.

1977 Texas sends John Poloni (who?) to the Red Sox for Fergie Jenkins.

1982 San Francisco sends Joe Morgan and Al Holland to the Phillies for Mike Krukow, Mark Davis, and C. L. Penigar.

1998 St. Louis sends Braden Looper, Pablo Ozuna and Armando Almanza to the Marlins for Edgar Renteria.

2017 Fire Sale!!! The Marlins, having already unloaded Giancarlo Stanton, send Marcell Ozuna to the Cardinals for Sandy Alcantara, Magneuris Sierra, Zac Gallen, and Daniel Castano.

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