George Edward Waddell
Born: October 13, 1876, Bradford, Pennsylvania
Died: April 1, 1914, San Antonio, Texas
Louisville Colonels (1897, 1899), Pittsburgh Pirates (1900-1901), Chicago Cubs (1901), Philadelphia A's (1902-1907), St. Louis Browns (1908-1910)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1946
This Day in Baseball History
On December 4, 1964, the Los Angeles Dodgers trade slugger Frank Howard and three other players to the Washington Senators for pitcher Claude Osteen, infielder John Kennedy, and $100,000. Howard will hit 307 home runs for the Senators over the next seven seasons.