Born: July 28, 1889, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Died: March 4, 1967, Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City Colored Giants (1917), All Nations (1917), Kansas City Monarchs (1920-1938)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1998
This Day in Baseball History
On May 24, 1936, future Hall of Famer Tony Lazzeri set an American League record by driving in 11 runs. The Yankees' hard-hitting second baseman belted three home runs - including two grand slams - and a triple.