Thursday, October 23, 2014

10/23: Jim Bunning, Danny Murtaugh, Lloyd McClendon...

Jim Bunning, Danny Murtaugh, Lloyd McClendon...
  • 1931 - RHP Jim Bunning was born in Southgate, Kentucky. The Hall of Famer tossed for the Bucs in 1968 and part of 1969, compiling a 14-23 mark with a 3.84 ERA before being traded to the LA Dodgers for a pair of minor leaguers. 
Jim Bunning - undated from The Sporting News Mear collection
  •  1958 - The Associated Press named Danny Murtaugh as its Major League Manager of Year. After his first full season, the team improved by 22 games and finished 14 games over .500.
Danny Murtaugh - September 1970 Sports Illustrated cover
  • 2000 - The Pirates hired deposed manager Gene Lamont’s batting coach, Lloyd McClendon, as their the new skipper even though he had no prior experience as a manager. McClendon spent his last five MLB seasons as a player with the Buccos.
 Lloyd McClendon 1992 Donruss series

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