John Peter Wagner
Born: February 24, 1874, Chartiers, Pennsylvania
Died: December 6, 1955, Carnegie, Pennsylvania
Louisville Colonels (1897-1899), Pittsburgh Pirates (1900-1917)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 1936
This Day in Baseball History
On May 22, 1957, the Boston Red Sox tie an American League record by belting four home runs in one inning. The four long balls - hit by Gene Mauch, Ted Williams, Dick Gernert, and Frank Malzone - come in the sixth inning of an 11-0 thrashing of the Cleveland Indians.