Jacob Nelson Fox
Born: December 25, 1927, St. Thomas, Pennsylvania
Died: December 1, 1975, Baltimore, Maryland
Philadelphia A's (1947-1949), Chicago White Sox (1950-1963), Houston Colt 45s (1964-1965)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1997
This Day in Baseball History
On May 17, 1912, historic Fenway Park in Boston is officially dedicated, as the Red Sox play host to the Chicago White Sox. Playing in front of an overflow crowd, the Red Sox lose the game, 5-2.