Don Richard Ashburn
Born: March 19, 1927, Tilden, Nebraska
Died: September 9, 1997, New York, New York
Philadelphia Phillies (1948-1959), Chicago Cubs (1960-1961), New York Mets (1962)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1995
This Day in Baseball History
On May 20, 1968, California Angels shortstop Jim Fregosi hits for the cycle during a 5-4 loss to the Boston Red Sox. The cycle is the second of Fregosi’s career, tying him with several other players for the major league record.