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The following are the events that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball.

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  • 1914 - Rube Waddell dies from tuberculosis in San Antonio, Texas, at the age of 37. One of the top left handed pitchers in major league history, Waddell led the American League for six years in a row, collected four consecutive 20-win seasons from 1902-1906, including the Triple Crown in 1905 with 27 wins, 287 strikeouts and a 1.48 ERA, leading the league in all pitching categories. Waddell, who dies in a sanitarium, had seen his condition weakened by his efforts to contain a winter flood in Kentucky. He will be selected to the Hall of Fame by the Special Veterans Committee in 1946.

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  • 1942 - Major league owners decide not to allow furloughed players in the military to play for their clubs if based near a game site.

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  • 1970 - An ownership group headed up by automobile dealer Allen (Bud) Selig buys the Seattle Pilots for $10.8 million. Selig will move the Pilots to Milwaukee and rename the team the “Brewers.” The Pilots had lost $1 million during their lone season in Seattle.

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Births[]

  • 1856 - Ed Kennedy, outfielder (d. 1905)
  • 1857 - Dan Cronin, infielder/outfielder (d. 1885)
  • 1858 -Fred Mann, outfielder (d. 1916)
  • 1858 - John Russ, pitcher (d. 1912)
  • 1860 - Wes Curry, pitcher (d. 1933)
  • 1876 - Bill Friel, infielder (d. 1959)
  • 1884 - Hugo Bezdek, manager (d. 1952)
  • 1890 - George Young, outfielder (d. 1950)
  • 1892 - Claude Cooper, outfielder (d. 1974)
  • 1894 - Hal Reilly, outfielder (d. 1957)
  • 1904 - Jack Cummings, catcher (d. 1962)
  • 1911 - Bob Brown, pitcher (d. 1990)
  • 1912 - Jake Wade, pitcher
  • 1913 - Buster Bray, outfielder (d. 1982)
  • 1914 - George Bradley, outfielder (d. 1982)
  • 1914 - Moe Franklin, infielder (d. 1978)
  • 1915 - Jeff Heath, All-Star outfielder (d. 1975)
  • 1916 - George Staller, outfielder (d. 1916)
  • 1917 - Chet Ross, outfielder
  • 1921 - Red Murff, pitcher
  • 1926 - Jake Thies, pitcher
  • 1934 - Rod Kanehl, infielder/outfielder (d. 2004)
  • 1935 - Tom Qualters, pitcher
  • 1936 - Ron Perranoski, pitcher
  • 1936 - Ted Sadowski, pitcher
  • 1939 - Phil Niekro, Hall of Fame pitcher
  • 1941 - Dick Kenworthy, infielder
  • 1942 - Jake Jaeckel, pitcher
  • 1943 - Mike Degerick, pitcher
  • 1944 - Rusty Staub, All-Star outfielder
  • 1948 - Willie Montañez, All-Star infielder
  • 1952 - Mike Bacsik, pitcher
  • 1953 - Larry Murray, outfielder
  • 1956 - Mark Esser, pitcher
  • 1957 - Manny Castillo, infielder
  • 1958 - Mike Kinnunen, pitcher
  • 1962 - Rich Amaral, infielder
  • 1969 - Frank Castillo, pitcher
  • 1970 - Matt Herges, pitcher
  • 1971 - José Martínez, pitcher

Deaths[]

  • 1914 - Rube Waddell, Hall of Fame pitcher (b. 1876)
  • 1922 - Leech Maskrey, outfielder (b. 1854)
  • 1922 - Harry Smith, catcher (b. 1890)
  • 1928 - Marr Phillips, infielder (b. 1857)
  • 1934 - Barney Gilligan, catcher (b. 1856)
  • 1943 - Pat Deasley, catcher (b. 1857)
  • 1946 - George Strief, infielder (b. 1856)
  • 1947 - Mike Lynch, outfielder (b. 1875)
  • 1948 - Heinie Jantzen, outfielder (b. 1890)
  • 1965 - Ernie Walker, outfielder (b. 1890)
  • 1964 - Casey Hageman, pitcher (b. 1887)
  • 1966 - John Sullivan, outfielder (b. 1890)
  • 1968 - Tom Cantwell, pitcher (b. 1888)
  • 1975 - Pete Bigler, infielder (b. 1892)
  • 1983 - Calvin Chapman, infielder/outfielder (b. 1910)
  • 1991 - Frankie Gustine, All-Star outfielder (b. 1920)
  • 1996 - John McSherry, umpire (b. 1944)
  • 2001 - Jo-Jo Moore, All-Star outfielder (b. 1908)
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