July 30, 2019

On This Day in History

OTD July 30

The game on July 30, 1973 in Oakland Coliseum featured a matchup of the Rangers with rookie pitcher Jim Bibby versus the dynasty-in-making Oakland A’s with their star pitcher Vida Blue.

OTD July 23

In the Majors, Valdivielso hit .221 in 94 games for Washington in 1955 but still finished 24th in the American League MVP voting thanks to his fielding skills playing Shortstop for the Senators