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    On November 9 in Baseball History...


    1937 - St. Louis Cardinals Triple Crown winner Joe Medwick is named National League Most Valuable Player by the Baseball Writers.

    1950 - After twenty-one years with the club, Luke Appling is released by the White Sox allowing him to become the manager of the Memphis Chicks of the South Atlantic League.


    1950 - The Associated Press chooses Phillies skipper Eddie Sawyer as Manager of the Year.

    1953 - Reaffirming its earlier position, the United States Supreme Court rules, 7-2, baseball is a sport and not a business. This decision exempts baseball from anti-trusts laws.

    1976 - Oakland releases Billy Williams, ending his Hall of Fame career with 2,711 hits, 426 home runs, 1,475 RBI, and a .290 average.

    1977 - Reds outfielder George Foster wins the National League Most Valuable Player Award. Foster batted.320 and led the league in home runs (52), RBI (149), runs (124), total bases (388), and slugging percentage (.631).

    1982 - Robin Yount, who hit .331 for Milwaukee and led the league in hits (210), doubles (46), and slugging percentage (.578), is a unanimous choice as American League Most Valuable Player.

    1983 - University of Alabama's first baseman Dave Magadan wins the Golden Spike Award as the United States top amateur player. The Tampa, Florida native hit .535 in NCAA play.

    1993 - Giants outfielder Barry Bonds is voted the National League Most Valuable Player for the third time in four years. He joins Stan Musial, Roy Campanella, and Mike Schmidt as the National League's only three-time MVPs. In 1993, his first year in San Francisco, Bonds reached career highs with a .336 average, 46 home runs, 129 runs, and 123 RBI to help the Giants to 103 wins, although the team missed the National League West title by one game.

    1998 - Chicago pitcher Kerry Wood was voted the National League Rookie of the Year after going 13-6 with a 3.40 ERA and helping the Cubs to the playoffs.

    2000 - After posting the best record in baseball this season, Giant manager Dusty Baker is named by the BBWAA as the National League Manager of the Year. He joins Tony LaRussa (White Sox '83 and A's '88 and '92) as the only three-time winner of the award.

    2001 - After exercising Omar Daal's $4.5 million contract option for 2002 yesterday, the Phillies trade the right hander to the Dodgers for minor league pitchers Eric Junge and Jesus Cordero. Philadelphia acquired Daal along with Travis Lee, Nelson Figueroa and Vicente Padilla in the 2000 deal which sent Curt Schilling to the Diamondbacks.

    2002 - After a decade as the skipper in San Francisco, Dusty Baker signs a four years deal to pilot the Cubs. The three-time NL Manager of the Year compiled a 840-715 record during his ten-year tenure with the Giants.

    2004 - Hoping to fill the void created by Steve Stoneís resignation, the Cubs hire former Diamondback manager and current Fox television analyst Bob Brenly to broadcast games on WGN. After spending twenty years in the broadcast booth, Stone left Chicago after his on-air comments concerning the teamís swoon in the wild card race angered manager Dusty Baker and some of the players.

    2004 - After coming out of retirement to pitch for his home town team, Roger Clemens (18-4, 218, 2.98) becomes the oldest hurler to win the Cy Young Award. The 42-year old ĎRocketí has received the honor a record seven times and becomes the first to win the award with four different teams; Red Sox (1986-87, 1991), Blue Jays (1997-98), Yankees (2001) and the Astros (2004).

    2005 - After his annual address to major league general managers, Bud Selig tells reporters he favors revised congressional legislation that would suspend players for a half-season for using steroids. Also the commissioner, while admitting the postseason umpiring calls need to be examined, continued to state his opposition to use instant replay for baseball.

    2005 - Ozzie Guillen is selected as the American League's manager of the Year after guiding his team to a World Championship. The White Sox skipper joins his former field boss Bobby Cox, the NL's selection, as a recipient of the honor this season.


    2005 - After leading a very young Braves team to the East Division title, Bobby Cox is named the National League's Manager of the Year. The well-respected field boss becomes the first skipper, in either league, ever to win the award in consecutive years.

    2008 - Participants in a team-sponsored high school program aimed at helping Bronx youths pursue careers in architecture, engineering and construction, along with a few players remove rain-soaked dirt from the former Yankee Stadium and bring it across the street to the team's new $1.3 billion field. The soil is then mixed with the new stadium's dirt around home plate and pitcherís rubber which were also removed from the former site during the ceremony.

    2011 - In his native Venezuela, Wilson Ramos is kidnapped by gunpoint from his Santa Ines home. The 24-year old Nationals' catcher, after being held captive for two days, will be rescued unscathed after the exchange of heavy gun fire by the police results in the arrest of his five alleged abductors.

    2011 - The Chicago White Sox signed Jose Quintana as a free agent.




    Baseball Birthdays on November 9...


    1857 - Breitenstein, Alonzo
    1858 - Wood, George
    1859 - Kearns, Tom
    1865 - Crooks, Jack
    1868 - Phillips, Bill
    1885 - Moore, Gene
    1886 - Maddox, Nick
    1888 - McGarr, Jim
    1897 - Hendrick, Harvey
    1897 - Gooch, Johnny
    1899 - Abrams, George
    1902 - Kelly, Mike
    1906 - Brickell, Fred
    1908 - Schalk, Roy

    1911 - Linke, Ed
    1915 - McCoy, Benny
    1916 - Lanfranconi, Walt
    1917 - Neighbors, Bob
    1919 - Priddy, Jerry
    1920 - Whitman, Dick
    1920 - Spragins, Homer
    1920 - Mueller, Bill
    1923 - Sepkowski, Ted
    1925 - Bruton, Bill
    1929 - Plarski, Don
    1931 - Herzog, Whitey
    1932 - Grob, Connie
    1933 - Witt, George
    1935 - Gibson, Bob
    1940 - Loun, Don
    1944 - Severinsen, Al
    1952 - Williams, Rick
    1952 - Wehrmeister, Dave
    1954 - Greene, Al
    1955 - Cox, Jeff

    1958 - Higuera, Teddy
    1962 - James, Dion
    1964 - Mmahat, Kevin
    1968 - Carter, Andy
    1969 - Miranda, Angel
    1970 - Ogea, Chad
    1971 - Sauerbeck, Scott
    1971 - Nunnally, Jon
    1974 - D'Amico, Jeff
    1974 - Rosado, Jose
    1974 - Graterol, Beiker
    1977 - Bergeron, Peter
    1978 - Self, Todd
    1978 - Standridge, Jason
    1979 - Bush, David
    1979 - Dunn, Adam

    1981 - James, Chuck
    1983 - Barnette, Tony
    1984 - Zumaya, Joel
    1988 - Casali, Curt
    1988 - Neal, Zach
    1991 - Knapp, Andrew
    1992 - Bird, Greg



    Baseball Deaths on November 9...


    1887 - Riley, Billy
    1890 - Lillie, Jim
    1895 - Joyce, George
    1914 - Green, Danny
    1915 - Johnson, Otis
    1931 - Fulmer, Chris
    1934 - Grey, Reddy
    1935 - DeVogt, Rex
    1936 - Stimson, Carl
    1936 - Stellberger, Bill
    1941 - Worden, Fred
    1956 - Hunter, Lem
    1958 - Meinert, Walt
    1960 - Nixon, Al
    1970 - Maple, Howard
    1971 - Dreesen, Bill
    1976 - Culloton, Bud
    1977 - Haney, Fred
    1977 - Ogden, Jack
    1978 - Gerkin, Steve
    1987 - Cihocki, Ed
    1988 - Weiland, Bob
    2006 - Del Savio, Garton
    2011 - McCoy, Benny
    2014 - Moore, Kelvin
    2015 - Hanson, Tommy
    2016 - Nixon, Russ




       







         



 

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