January 4, 1908, All-Star outfielder George “Twinkletoes” Selkirk, is born in Huntsville, Canada the man who replaced Babe Ruth in the Yankees’ outfield. Over his 9 year career all with the Yankees he will hit .290 with 101 homeruns. He will make the All Star team in 1936 and 1939 and drive in 100 runs in both seasons.