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1936 – Howie Reed is born in Dallas, TX. The righthander compiles a 1-1 record in four games with the Astros in 1967. His big league career also includes stops in Kansas City, Los Angeles, California and Montreal. He dies of cancer on December 7, 1984 in Corpus Christi, TX at age 47.

1936 – Howie Reed is born in Dallas, TX. The righthander compiles a 1-1 record in four games with the Astros in 1967. His big league career also includes stops in Kansas City, Los Angeles, California and Montreal. He dies of cancer on December 7, 1984 in Corpus Christi, TX at age 47.

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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1936

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1936 World Series – New York Yankees AL over New York Giants NL 4 games to 2 World Series MVP – Babe Ruth Award – Awards – </strong? Major League Cy Young Award Cy...

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1936 – The Giants purchase the Albany International League franchise and move it to Jersey City where the team will play in the new Roosevelt Stadium. Recently-retired Travis Jackson will manage the team.

1936 – The Giants purchase the Albany International League franchise and move it to Jersey City where the team will play in the new Roosevelt Stadium. Recently-retired Travis Jackson will manage the team.

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Landis rules -Feller to stay with Indians

1936 – Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis announces his ruling on the Bob Feller case. Feller joined Cleveland in July and Des Moines (Western League) protested, claiming the pitcher for themselves. Landis let Feller stay with Cleveland, pending his final ruling, which is announced today in favor of the Indians.

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The American League okays seven night baseball games for St. Louis. The National League adopts a new design for home plate. It will have beveled edges, the first change in 50 years. The AL adopts a rule stating that no batter can be batting champion unless he has 400 or more at bats.

The American League okays seven night baseball games for St. Louis. The National League adopts a new design for home plate. It will have beveled edges, the first change in 50 years. The AL adopts a rule stating that no batter can be batting champion unless he has 400 or more at bats.

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1936 – The Dodgers trade Lonny Frey to the Cubs for Woody English and Roy Henshaw. The Boston Bees buy Vince DiMaggio from San Diego (Pacific Coast League). The Dodgers get Cookie Lavagetto and Ralph Birkofer from Pittsburgh in exchange for Ed Brandt.

1936 – The Dodgers trade Lonny Frey to the Cubs for Woody English and Roy Henshaw. The Boston Bees buy Vince DiMaggio from San Diego (Pacific Coast League). The Dodgers get Cookie Lavagetto and Ralph Birkofer from Pittsburgh in exchange for Ed Brandt.

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Brooklyn Dodgers complete 6 player trade started in September, selling off Frenchy Bordagaray, Dutch Leonard, and Jimmy Jordan

1936 – The Brooklyn Dodgers “sell” Frenchy Bordagaray, Dutch Leonard, and Jimmy Jordan to the St. Louis Cardinals. The exchange is understood to be a continuation of the September 7th transaction which brought the Dodgers Tom Winsett and Eddie Morgan from the Cardinals’ Double-A farm team.

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Joe Hoerner is born in Dubuque, IA. The lefthander makes his major league debut at the end of the 1963 season with the Colt .45s and gets into seven more games the next year. He resurfaces in St. Louis in 1966 and pitches in the bigs for another 12 seasons. He died on October 4th, 1996 at age 59 in Hermann, MO after a farming accident.

1936 – Joe Hoerner is born in Dubuque, IA. The lefthander makes his major league debut at the end of the 1963 season with the Colt .45s and gets into seven more games the next year. He resurfaces in St. Louis in 1966 and pitches in the bigs for another 12 seasons. He died on October 4th, 1996 at age 59 in Hermann, MO after a farming accident.

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1936 – Following the death of Phil Ball, wealthy owner of the St. Louis Browns, his estate sells the team to a syndicate headed by Donald L. Barnes and William O. DeWitt. As the new owners of Sportsman’s Park, they announce their intention to install lights and bring night baseball to the American League.

1936 – Following the death of Phil Ball, wealthy owner of the St. Louis Browns, his estate sells the team to a syndicate headed by Donald L. Barnes and William O. DeWitt. As the new owners of Sportsman’s Park, they announce their intention to install lights and bring night baseball to the American League.

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1936 – The Brooklyn Dodgers fire future Hall of Fame manager Casey Stengel. Thirteen years later, Stengel will be hired by the New York Yankees and will lead the team to five straight World Championships. Stengel will eventually conclude his career with the cross-town New York Mets

1936 – The Brooklyn Dodgers fire future Hall of Fame manager Casey Stengel. Thirteen years later, Stengel will be hired by the New York Yankees and will lead the team to five straight World Championships. Stengel will eventually conclude his career with the cross-town New York Mets

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1936 – Replacing Johnny Mize, who is tossed by an umpire for arguing, Cardinal rookie first baseman Walter Alston makes an error in handling two chances and is fanned by Lon Warneke in his only major league at-bat. “Smokey” will, however, win seven pennants and four World Series in his 23-year Hall of Fame career as Dodger manager from 1954 to 1976.

1936 – Replacing Johnny Mize, who is tossed by an umpire for arguing, Cardinal rookie first baseman Walter Alston makes an error in handling two chances and is fanned by Lon Warneke in his only major league at-bat. “Smokey” will, however, win seven pennants and four World Series in his 23-year Hall of Fame career as Dodger manager from 1954 to 1976.

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Replacing Johnny Mize, tossed by an ump for arguing, Cardinal rookie first baseman Walter Alston makes an error in handling two chances and strikes out in his only major league at-bat. ‘Smokey’ will, however, win seven pennants and four World Series in his 23-year Hall of Fame career as Dodger manager from 1954 to 1976.

Replacing Johnny Mize, tossed by an ump for arguing, Cardinal rookie first baseman Walter Alston makes an error in handling two chances and strikes out in his only major league at-bat. ‘Smokey’ will, however, win seven pennants and four World Series in his 23-year Hall of Fame career as Dodger manager from 1954 to 1976.

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The American League batting crown is decided when Luke Appling of the White Sox goes 4 for 4 in the second game of a doubleheader with Cleveland. Runner-up Earl Averill is held hitless. Appling will coast to a 10-point margin at .388.

The American League batting crown is decided when Luke Appling of the White Sox goes 4 for 4 in the second game of a doubleheader with Cleveland. Runner-up Earl Averill is held hitless. Appling will coast to a 10-point margin at .388.

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The Tigers record the most one-sided pair of shutouts in a doubleheader, sweeping St. Louis at Navin Field, 12-0 and 14-0. Both Detroit starters go the distance, with Elden Auker throwing a five-hitter in the opener, and Tommy Bridges limiting the Browns to just three hits in the nightcap.

The Tigers record the most one-sided pair of shutouts in a doubleheader, sweeping St. Louis at Navin Field, 12-0 and 14-0. Both Detroit starters go the distance, with Elden Auker throwing a five-hitter in the opener, and Tommy Bridges limiting the Browns to just three hits in the nightcap.

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Indians’ teenage pitching phenom Bob Feller sets a new American League record by striking out 17 batters when he two-hits the A’s at Shibe Park, 5-2. After the season, the 17 year-old will return to his Van Meter, Iowa home to graduate from high school.

Indians’ teenage pitching phenom Bob Feller sets a new American League record by striking out 17 batters when he two-hits the A’s at Shibe Park, 5-2. After the season, the 17 year-old will return to his Van Meter, Iowa home to graduate from high school.

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Indians teenage pitching phenom Bob Feller ties the major league record and sets a new American League record by striking out 17 batters as he two-hits the A’s, 5 – 2. After the season, “Bullet Bob” will return to his Van Meter, Iowa home to graduate from high school.

Indians teenage pitching phenom Bob Feller ties the major league record and sets a new American League record by striking out 17 batters as he two-hits the A’s, 5 – 2. After the season, “Bullet Bob” will return to his Van Meter, Iowa home to graduate from high school.

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Indians’ teenage pitching phenom Bob Feller sets a new American League record by striking out 17 batters when he two-hits the A’s at Shibe Park, 5-2. After the season, the 17 year-old will return to his Van Meter, Iowa home to graduate from high school.

Indians’ teenage pitching phenom Bob Feller sets a new American League record by striking out 17 batters when he two-hits the A’s at Shibe Park, 5-2. After the season, the 17 year-old will return to his Van Meter, Iowa home to graduate from high school.

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The Yankees clinch their eighth pennant with a doubleheader sweep of the Tribe at Cleveland’s League Park. The Bronx Bombers will finish the season 19.5 games ahead of Detroit, for their largest margin in franchise history.

The Yankees clinch their eighth pennant with a doubleheader sweep of the Tribe at Cleveland’s League Park. The Bronx Bombers will finish the season 19.5 games ahead of Detroit, for their largest margin in franchise history.

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1936 – Sonny Dunlap, an All-American girls A.A.U. basketball player for the Tulsa Stenos, is in RF for the Fayetteville Bears in a 5 – 1 win over Cassville (Class D Arkansas-Missouri League). She goes hitless in 3 trips but hits the ball hard. She is the first woman to play an entire game, and represents the second and last time a woman plays in the minors.

1936 – Sonny Dunlap, an All-American girls A.A.U. basketball player for the Tulsa Stenos, is in RF for the Fayetteville Bears in a 5 – 1 win over Cassville (Class D Arkansas-Missouri League). She goes hitless in 3 trips but hits the ball hard. She is the first woman to play an entire game, and represents the second and last time a woman plays in the minors.

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The Washington Senators sweep a pair from the visiting A’s winning, 7 – 1, and 7 – 5. Hod Lisenbee finishes both games for the A’s, losing the second game in relief of rookie Stu Flythe. Flythe allows no runs in 1 1/3 innings and throws a wild pitch in what will be his last major league appearance. In just 39.1 innings he throws 16 wild pitches to lead the American League.

The Washington Senators sweep a pair from the visiting A’s winning, 7 – 1, and 7 – 5. Hod Lisenbee finishes both games for the A’s, losing the second game in relief of rookie Stu Flythe. Flythe allows no runs in 1 1/3 innings and throws a wild pitch in what will be his last major league appearance. In just 39.1 innings he throws 16 wild pitches to lead the American League.

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Boston Bees pinch hitter Tommy Thompson slugs a 9th-inning homer to beat the Giants, 3 – 2, the third loss to Boston in two days for the Giants. Boston also purchases P Fabian Kowalik from the Phils. Meanwhile, the Reds are sweeping a pair from the Cardinals, who drop three games back in the race for the National League pennant.

Boston Bees pinch hitter Tommy Thompson slugs a 9th-inning homer to beat the Giants, 3 – 2, the third loss to Boston in two days for the Giants. Boston also purchases P Fabian Kowalik from the Phils. Meanwhile, the Reds are sweeping a pair from the Cardinals, who drop three games back in the race for the National League pennant.

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At Fenway Park, the Yankees drop a pair to the Red Sox, 14 – 5, and 4 – 2. In the opener, Wes Ferrell coasts to a win, allowing 14 hits and occasionally lobbing the ball to the plate. Jimmie Foxx’s 37th homer starts the scoring. Yankees second baseman Tony Lazzeri’s homer in game two deprives Lefty Grove of a shutout.

At Fenway Park, the Yankees drop a pair to the Red Sox, 14 – 5, and 4 – 2. In the opener, Wes Ferrell coasts to a win, allowing 14 hits and occasionally lobbing the ball to the plate. Jimmie Foxx’s 37th homer starts the scoring. Yankees second baseman Tony Lazzeri’s homer in game two deprives Lefty Grove of a shutout.

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