Charles Albert Bender
Born: May 5, 1884, Crow Wing County, Minnesota
Died: May 22, 1954, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia A's (1903-14), Baltimore Terrapins (Federal League, 1915), Philadelphia Phillies (1916-17), Chicago White Sox (1925)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1953
This Day in Baseball History
On May 21, 2000, a major league record six grand slams are hit on the same day. Anaheim Angels outfielder Garret Anderson hits the record-breaker, connecting in the Angels’ 10-6 loss to the Kansas City Royals. The previous record of five grand slams had been set just one year earlier.