Alfonso Ramon Lopez
Born: August 20, 1908, Tampa, Florida
Died: October 30, 2005, Tampa, Florida
Brooklyn Robins, Dodgers (1928-1935), Boston Braves (1936-1940), Pittsburgh Pirates (1940-1946), Cleveland Indians (1947)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1977
This Day in Baseball History
On December 6, 1968, Commissioner William “Spike” Eckert resigns under pressure from the major league owners. National League attorney Bowie Kuhn is appointed commissioner on an interim basis.