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 December 12, 1903, the Chicago Cubs acquire future Hall of Famer Mordecai Brown from the St. Louis Cardinals for pitcher Brakeman Taylor and catcher Larry McLean.