Richard William Marquard
Born: October 9, 1886, Cleveland, Ohio
Died: June 1, 1980, Baltimore, Maryland
New York Giants (1908-1915), Brooklyn Robins (1915-1920), Cincinnati Reds (1921), Boston Braves (1922-1925)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1971
This Day in Baseball History
On May 22, 1975, Hall of Fame pitcher Robert Moses “Lefty” Grove dies at the age of 75. Grove won 300 games over a 17-year career with the Philadelphia Athletics and Boston Red Sox. Grove was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1947.