William Boyd McKechnie
Born: August 7, 1886, Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania
Died: October 29, 1965, Bradenton, Florida
Pittsburgh Pirates (1907, 1910-1912, 1918, 1920), Boston Braves (1913), New York Yankees (1913), Indianapolis Hoosiers (1914), Newark Pepper (1915), New York Giants (1916), Cincinnati Reds (1916-1917)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1962
This Day in Baseball History
On June 18, 1986, California Angels right-hander Don Sutton wins his 300th career game. The future Hall of Famer pitches a three-hitter in winning a 5-1 decision over the Texas Rangers. Sutton will finish his career with 324 victories and will gain election to the Hall of Fame in 1998.