Steven Norman Carlton
Born: December 22, 1944, Miami, Florida
St. Louis Cardinals (1965-1971), Philadelphia Phillies (1972-1986), Chicago White Sox (1986), San Francisco Giants (1986), Cleveland Indians (1987), Minnesota Twins (1987-1988)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 1994
This Day in Baseball History
On May 17, 1985, the Texas Rangers name Bobby Valentine their manager, replacing the fired Doug Rader. Under Rader, the Rangers had posted a record of 9-23, the worst in the major leagues. With Valentine at the helm, the Rangers will show some improvement, but will still finish last in the American League West.