Edward Hugh Hanlon
Born: August 22, 1857, Montville, Connecticut
Died: April 14, 1937, Baltimore, Maryland
Cleveland Blues (1880), Detroit Wolverines (1881-1888), Pittsburgh Alleghenys (1889), Pittsburgh Burghers (1890), Pittsburgh Pirates (1891), Baltimore Orioles (1892)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1996
This Day in Baseball History
On December 5, 1951, "Shoeless" Joe Jackson dies at the age of 52. Jackson, who succumbs to a heart attack, batted .356 over his 13-year career. In 1920, Jackson and seven other Chicago White Sox received lifetime bans for their involvement in "fixing" the 1919 World Series.