Born: December 11, 1854, Rochester, New York
Died: February 5, 1897, Bloomington, Illinois
Providence Grays (1881-1885), Boston Beaneaters (1886-1889), Boston Reds (1890), Cincinnati Reds (1891)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1939
This Day in Baseball History
On May 21, 1936, the Philadelphia Phillies re-acquire future Hall of Famer Chuck Klein from the Chicago Cubs. The Phillies send outfielder Ethan Allen and pitcher Curt Davis to Chicago for Klein, pitcher Fabian Kowalik, and an estimated $50,000 in cash.