Joseph Bert Tinker
Born: July 27, 1880, Muscotah, Kansas
Died: July 27, 1948, Orlando, Florida
Chicago Cubs (1902-1912, 1916), Cincinnati Reds (1913), Chicago Whales - Federal League (1914-1915)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1946
This Day in Baseball History
On May 22, 1933, Joe Sewell of the New York Yankees strikes out for the first time on the season. The future Hall of Famer and contact hitter extraordinaire will strike out only four times all season long.