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 22, 1926, the St. Louis Cardinals hold “Rogers Hornsby Day” in honor of their star player-manager. Hornsby, the National League’s Most Valuable Player in 1925, receives $1,000 in gold during a pre-game ceremony.