Roderick John Wallace
Born: November 4, 1873, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died: November 3, 1960, Torrance, California
Cleveland Spiders (1894-1898), St. Louis Cardinals (1899-1901, 1917-1918), St. Louis Browns (1902-1916)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1953
This Day in Baseball History
On December 5, 1951, "Shoeless" Joe Jackson dies at the age of 52. Jackson, who succumbs to a heart attack, batted .356 over his 13-year career. In 1920, Jackson and seven other Chicago White Sox received lifetime bans for their involvement in "fixing" the 1919 World Series.