George Harold Sisler
Born: March 24, 1893, Manchester, Ohio
Died: March 26, 1973, Richmond Heights, Missouri
St. Louis Browns (1915-1922, 1924-1927), Washington Senators (1928), Boston Braves (1928-1930)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 1939
This Day in Baseball History
On May 24, 1984, the Detroit Tigers win their major league record 17th consecutive game on the road, defeating the Angels, 5-1 behind Jack Morris, who improves to 9-1. The victory runs Detroit's record to 35-5, the best 40-game start in baseball history.