John Robert Mize
Born: January 7, 1913, Demorest, Georgia
Died: June 2, 1993, Demorest, Georgia
St. Louis Cardinals (1936-1941), New York Giants (1942, 1946-1949), New York Yankees (1949-1953)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1981
This Day in Baseball History
On May 24, 1967, Tom McCraw of the Chicago White Sox launches three home runs and drives in eight runs in a 14-1 win over the Minnesota Twins. McCraw, not known for his power, will finish the season with only 11 home runs - a career high.