John Alexander McPhee
Born: November 1, 1859, Massena, New York
Died: January 3, 1943, San Diego, California
Cincinnati Red Stockings (1882-1889), Cincinnati Reds (1890-1899)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 2000
This Day in Baseball History
On December 6, 1960, the American League awards an expansion franchise to a group headed by movie legend Gene Autry and former football star Bob Reynolds. The newly created Los Angeles Angels will begin play in 1961.