Leo Ernest Durocher
Born: July 27, 1905, W. Springfield, Massachusetts
Died: October 7, 1991, Palm Springs, California
New York Yankees (1925, 1928-1929), Cincinnati Reds (1930-1933), St. Louis Cardinals (1933-1937), Brooklyn Dodgers (1938-1943, 1945)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1994
This Day in Baseball History
On December 11, 1986, the New York Mets acquire outfielder Kevin McReynolds from the San Diego Padres for outfielder Kevin Mitchell and four other players. Mitchell will win the MVP Award in 1989-for the San Francisco Giants.