Wesley Branch Rickey
Born: December 20, 1881, Lucasville, Ohio
Died: December 9, 1965, Columbia, Missouri
St. Louis Browns (1905-1906, 1914), New York Highlanders (1907)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1967
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.