Born: August 15, 1859, Chicago, Illinois
Died: October 26, 1931, Eagle River, Wisconsin
St. Louis Browns or Brown Stockings (1882-1889, 1891), Chicago Pirates (1890), Cincinnati Reds (1892-1894)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1939
This Day in Baseball History
On May 25, 1989, the Seattle Mariners trade star pitcher Mark Langston and a player to be named later to the Montreal Expos for three young pitchers. One of them is six-foot, 10-inch left-hander Randy Johnson, who will become the Mariners’ ace and one of the top pitchers in baseball.