David Mark Winfield
Born: October 3, 1951, St. Paul, Minnesota
San Diego Padres (1973-1980), New York Yankees (1981-1988, 1990), California Angels (1990-1991), Toronto Blue Jays (1992), Minnesota Twins (1993-1994), Cleveland Indians (1995)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 2001
This Day in Baseball History
On December 6, 1968, Commissioner William “Spike” Eckert resigns under pressure from the major league owners. National League attorney Bowie Kuhn is appointed commissioner on an interim basis.