Born: September 2, 1850, Byron, Illinois
Died: September 9, 1915, San Diego, California
Boston Red Stockings (1871-1875), Chicago White Stockings (1876-1877)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1939
This Day in Baseball History
On May 21, 2000, a major league record six grand slams are hit on the same day. Anaheim Angels outfielder Garret Anderson hits the record-breaker, connecting in the Angels’ 10-6 loss to the Kansas City Royals. The previous record of five grand slams had been set just one year earlier.