Joseph Floyd Vaughan
Born: March 9, 1912, Clifty, Arkansas
Died: August 30, 1952, Eaglesville, California
Pittsburgh Pirates (1932-1941), Brooklyn Dodgers (1942-1943, 1947-1948)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1985
This Day in Baseball History
On December 6, 1960, the American League awards an expansion franchise to a group headed by movie legend Gene Autry and former football star Bob Reynolds. The newly created Los Angeles Angels will begin play in 1961.