Charles Herbert Klein
Born: October 7, 1904, Indianapolis, Indiana
Died: March 28, 1958, Indianapolis, Indiana
Philadelphia Phillies (1928-1933, 1936-1944), Chicago Cubs (1934-1936), Pittsburgh Pirates (1939)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1980
This Day in Baseball History
On May 17, 1985, the Texas Rangers name Bobby Valentine their manager, replacing the fired Doug Rader. Under Rader, the Rangers had posted a record of 9-23, the worst in the major leagues. With Valentine at the helm, the Rangers will show some improvement, but will still finish last in the American League West.