Enos Bradsher Slaughter
Born: April 27, 1916, Roxboro, North Carolina
Died: August 12, 2002, Durham, North Carolina
St. Louis Cardinals (1938-1953), New York Yankees (1954-1959), Kansas City A's (1955-1956), Milwaukee Braves (1959)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1985
This Day in Baseball History
On May 23, 1948, Joe DiMaggio belts three consecutive home runs during the first game of a doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians. The New York Yankees’ star swats two of the home runs against Bob Feller. The Yankees win the game, 6-5.