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 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.