Albert Fred Schoendienst
Born: February 2, 1923, Germantown, Illinois
St. Louis Cardinals (1945-1956, 1961-1963), New York Giants (1956-1957), Milwaukee Braves (1957-1960)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1989
This Day in Baseball History
On May 23, 1989, Bo Jackson of the Kansas City Royals hits a monstrous 461-foot home run against Nolan Ryan of the Texas Rangers. Jackson had struggled in his previous matchups against the future Hall of Famer, striking out the last six times in succession.