This Day In Baseball February 13
Baseball history on February 13 includes Major League baseball players born that day of the year, Major League baseball players who died on that date, baseball players who made their Major League debut on that date, and Major League baseball players who appeared in their final game that date.
The Negro League is born in Paseo Kansas City. Negro League Star Oscar Charleston and Cool Papa Bell are inducted into Cooperstown. Ken Hubbs dies in a plane crash. Roger Clemens testifies. Happy Birthday Sal Bando!
2016 – South Africa eliminates New Zealand from the 2017 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers with a 9-2 win to earn a rematch with host Australia; a spot in the 2017 World Baseball Classic will be at stake tomorrow. Jared Elario, Lloyd Stevens and Robert Lewis-Walker provide strong pitching while Keegan Swanepoel gets 4 hits, Anthony Phillips 4 walks and 3 runs and Kyle Botha 3 RBI for South Africa. Control is somewhat of an issue as pitchers combine for 17 walks.