James Hoyt Wilhelm
Born: July 26, 1922, Huntersville, North Carolina
Died: August 23, 2002, Sarasota, Florida
New York Giants (1952-1956), St. Louis Cardinals (1957), Cleveland Indians (1957-1958), Baltimore Orioles (1958-1962), Chicago White Sox (1963-1968), California Angels (1969), Atlanta Braves (1969-1970, 1971), Chicago Cubs (1970), Los Angeles Dodgers (1971-1972)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 1985
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.