Clarence Arthur Vance
Born: March 4, 1891, Orient, Iowa
Died: February 16, 1961, Homosassa Springs, Florida
New York Yankees (1915, 1918), Pittsburgh Pirates (1915), Brooklyn Dodgers (1922-1932, 1935), St. Louis Cardinals (1933-1934), Cincinnati Reds (1935)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 1955
This Day in Baseball History
On May 25, 1951, Willie Mays makes his major league debut for the New York Giants. Mays struggles in his first game, going hitless in five at-bats against the Philadelphia Phillies.