Charles Dillon Stengel
Born: July 30, 1890, Kansas City, Missouri
Died: September 29, 1975, Glendale, California
Brooklyn Dodgers (1912-1917), Pittsburgh Pirates (1918-1919), Philadelphia Phillies (1920-1921), New York Giants (1921-1923), Boston Braves (1924-1925)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1966
This Day in Baseball History
On May 23, 1978, Oakland A’s manager Bobby Winkles quits his position, despite the team’s first-place standing in the American League West. Former Kansas City Royals manager Jack McKeon will take over the reigns. The A’s will end up last in the division.