Charles James Hafey
Born: February 12, 1903, Berkeley, California
Died: July 2, 1973, Calistoga, California
St. Louis Cardinals (1924-1931), Cincinnati Reds (1932-1935, 1937)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1971
This Day in Baseball History
On June 18, 1940, Joe Medwick of the Brooklyn Dodgers is beaned by St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Bob Bowman. Although Medwick will return from the injury in a few days, he will never regain his previous power-hitting form.