Orlando Manuel Cepeda Pennes
Born: September 17, 1937, Ponce, Puerto Rico
San Francisco Giants (1958-66), St. Louis Cardinals (1966-68), Atlanta Braves (1969-72), Oakland A's (1972), Boston Red Sox (1973), Kansas City Royals (1974)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1999
This Day in Baseball History
On May 23, 1978, Oakland A’s manager Bobby Winkles quits his position, despite the team’s first-place standing in the American League West. Former Kansas City Royals manager Jack McKeon will take over the reigns. The A’s will end up last in the division.