William Henry Keeler
Born: March 3, 1872, Brooklyn, New York
Died: January 1, 1923, Brooklyn, New York
New York Giants (1892-1893, 1910), Brooklyn Grooms (1893), Baltimore Orioles (1894-1898), Brooklyn Superbas (1899-1902), New York Highlanders (1903-1909)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 1939
This Day in Baseball History
On June 18, 1975, Boston Red Sox rookie Fred Lynn drives in 10 runs, helping the Boston Red Sox to a 15-1 demolition of the Detroit Tigers. Lynn ties an American League record for most total bases in a game by hitting three home runs, a triple and a single. Lynn will go on to win the American League’s Rookie of the Year Award and the Most Valuable Player Award.