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 May 20, 1951, Richie Ashburn of the Philadelphia Phillies collects four hits in each game of a doubleheader. The offensive barrage by the future Hall of Famer helps the Phillies sweep the rival Pittsburgh Pirates, 17-0 and 12-4, at Forbes Field.