William Robert Hamilton
Born: February 16, 1866, Newark, New Jersey
Died: December 16, 1940, Worcester, Massachusetts
Kansas City Cowboys (1888-1889), Philadelphia Phillies (1890-1895), Boston Beaneaters (1896-1901)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1961
This Day in Baseball History
On December 4, 1957, the Cleveland Indians trade pitcher Early Wynn to the Chicago White Sox as part of a four-player deal. In return, the Tribe receives former outfielder Minnie Minoso, who will bat .302 over each of the next two seasons.