Grover Cleveland Alexander
Born: February 26, 1887, Elba, Nebraska
Died: November 4, 1950, St. Paul, Nebraska
Philadelphia Phillies (1911-1917, 1930), Chicago Cubs (1918-1926), St. Louis Cardinals (1926-1929)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 1938
This Day in Baseball History
On May 23, 1948, Joe DiMaggio belts three consecutive home runs during the first game of a doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians. The New York Yankees’ star swats two of the home runs against Bob Feller. The Yankees win the game, 6-5.