Victor Gazaway Willis
Born: April 12, 1876, Cecil County, Maryland
Died: August 3, 1947, Elkton, Maryland
Boston Beaneaters (1898-1905), Pittsburgh Pirates (1906-1909), St. Louis Cardinals (1910)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1995
This Day in Baseball History
On May 22, 1968, Pirates' slugger Willie Stargell hit three home runs in a 13-6 victory over the Cubs. The future Hall of Famer just missed a fourth home run when he hit a long double that bounced off the railing of the left field bleachers at Wrigley Field.