Born: March 31, 1900, Blocton,
Died: July 9, 1966, Newark, New Jersey
Newark Eagles, Chicago American Giants, Birmingham Black Barons, St. Louis Stars, and several other teams.
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Negro Leagues Committee: 2006
This Day in Baseball History
On May 22, 1975, Hall of Fame pitcher Robert Moses “Lefty” Grove dies at the age of 75. Grove won 300 games over a 17-year career with the Philadelphia Athletics and Boston Red Sox. Grove was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1947.