Jacob Peter Beckley
Born: August 4, 1867, Hannibal, Missouri
Died: June 25, 1918, Kansas City, Missouri
Pittsburgh Alleghenys (1888-1889), Pittsburgh Burghers (1890), Pittsburgh Pirates (1891-1896), New York Giants (1896-1897), Cincinnati Reds (1897-1903), St. Louis Cardinals (1904-1907)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1971
This Day in Baseball History
On June 19, 1938, Cincinnati Reds pitcher Johnny Vander Meer continues his hitless innings streak for three and one-third innings against the Boston Bees. Vander Meer, coming off two straight no-hitters, sees the streak come to an end when he gives up a single to Deb Garms in the fourth inning.