Friday, October 3, 2008

This Date in Baseball History

Born on October 3, 1954 - The Eck!

Also born on this day:Dave Winfield (1951) Fred Couples (1959) Greg Foster (1968) Wil Cordero (1971) Greg Foster (1968) Matt Murton (1981)
October 3, 1965 - Whitey Ford notches his 232nd victory in a Yankees uniform, the most of any pitcher.

OCTOBER 3, 1974 - Frank Robinson becomes the first black manager in major league history. The former Reds and Oriole superstar signs a $175,000 contract to manage and play for the Indians.

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