Lewis Robert Wilson
Born: April 26, 1900, Ellwood City, Pennsylvania
Died: November 23, 1948, Baltimore, Maryland
New York Giants (1923-1925), Chicago Cubs (1926-1931), Brooklyn Dodgers (1932-1934), Philadelphia Phillies (1934)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1979
This Day in Baseball History
On May 17, 1912, historic Fenway Park in Boston is officially dedicated, as the Red Sox play host to the Chicago White Sox. Playing in front of an overflow crowd, the Red Sox lose the game, 5-2.