Richard Benjamin Ferrell
Born: October 12, 1905, Durham, North Carolina
Died: July 27, 1995, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
St. Louis Browns (1929-1933, 1941-1943), Boston Red Sox (1933-1937), Washington Senators (1937-1941, 1944-1945, 1947)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1984
This Day in Baseball History
On May 21, 2000, a major league record six grand slams are hit on the same day. Anaheim Angels outfielder Garret Anderson hits the record-breaker, connecting in the Angels’ 10-6 loss to the Kansas City Royals. The previous record of five grand slams had been set just one year earlier.