Edwin Donald Snider
Born: September 19, 1926, Los Angeles, California
Died: February 27, 2011, Escondido, California
Brooklyn Dodgers (1947-1957), Los Angeles Dodgers (1958-1962), New York Mets (1963), San Francisco Giants (1964)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 1980
This Day in Baseball History
On May 25, 1960, George “Big Daddy” Crowe sets a major league record by hitting his 11th career pinch-hit home run. Crowe’s latest pinch homer, which comes against Don McMahon of the Milwaukee Braves, provides the winning margin in the St. Louis Cardinals’ 5-3 victory.