Juan Antonio Marichal Sanchez
Born: October 20, 1937, Laguna Verde, Dominican Republic
San Francisco Giants (1960-1973), Boston Red Sox (1974), Los Angeles Dodgers (1975)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 1983
This Day in Baseball History
On May 17, 1939, a baseball game is aired on television for the first time. W2XBS, an experimental station in New York City, broadcasts a college game between Princeton and Columbia. Bill Stern announces Princeton’s 2-1 victory in 10 innings.