Ernest Natali Lombardi
Born: April 6, 1908, Oakland, California
Died: September 26, 1977, Santa Cruz, California
Brooklyn Dodgers (1931), Cincinnati Reds (1932-1941), Boston Braves (1942), New York Giants (1943-1947)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1986
This Day in Baseball History
On December 10, 1982, the Houston Astros acquire pitcher Mike Scott from the New York Mets for outfielder Danny Heep. Although the trade generates few headlines, Scott will emerge as one of the game’s top pitchers and will win the Cy Young in 1986.