Edd J Roush
Born: May 8, 1893, Oakland City, Indiana
Died: March 21, 1988, Bradenton, Florida
Chicago White Sox (1913), Indianapolis Hoosiers (1914), Newark Pepper (1915), New York Giants (1916, 1927-1929), Cincinnati Reds (1916-1926, 1931)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1962
This Day in Baseball History
On May 21, 1902, future Hall of Famer Earl Averill is born in Snohomish, Washington. “The Earl of Snohomish,” who will make his major league debut in 1929 with the Cleveland Indians, will bat .318 over a 13-year career with the Indians, Detroit Tigers, and Boston Braves.