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 May 23, 1948, Joe DiMaggio belts three consecutive home runs during the first game of a doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians. The New York Yankees’ star swats two of the home runs against Bob Feller. The Yankees win the game, 6-5.