Jay Hanna Dean
Born: January 16, 1910, Lucas, Arkansas
Died: July 17, 1974, Reno, Nevada
St. Louis Cardinals (1930, 1932-1937), Chicago Cubs (1938-1941), St. Louis Browns (1947)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 1953
This Day in Baseball History
On December 12, 1941, future Hall of Famer Arky Vaughan is traded by the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Brooklyn Dodgers. The Bucs receive four players in return, including catcher “Hot Potato” Hamlin.