Aloysius Harry Simmons
Born: May 22, 1902, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Died: May 26, 1956, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Philadelphia Athletics (1924-1932, 1940-1941, 1944), Chicago White Sox (1933-1935), Detroit Tigers (1936), Washington Senators (1937-1938), Boston Braves (1939), Cincinnati Reds (1939), Boston Red Sox (1943)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 1953
This Day in Baseball History
On May 24, 1967, Tom McCraw of the Chicago White Sox launches three home runs and drives in eight runs in a 14-1 win over the Minnesota Twins. McCraw, not known for his power, will finish the season with only 11 home runs - a career high.