William Arthur Cummings
Born: October 18, 1848, Ware, Massachusetts
Died: May 16, 1924, Toledo, Ohio
New York Mutuals (1872), Baltimore Lord Baltimores (1873), Philadelphia Whites (1874), Hartford Dark Blues (1875-1876), Cincinnati Reds (1877)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1939
This Day in Baseball History
On May 22, 1975, Hall of Fame pitcher Robert Moses “Lefty” Grove dies at the age of 75. Grove won 300 games over a 17-year career with the Philadelphia Athletics and Boston Red Sox. Grove was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1947.