TheBaseballPage.com

When occured: 
Thu, 1954-12-09

On December 9, 1954, former umpire Bill McGowan died at the age of 58 at his home in Silver Spring, Maryland, two days after suffering a heart attack. McGowan umpired in the American League from 1925 until his death, officiating in eight World Series. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1992.

 

More From Around the Web

Sponsored Links

This day in baseball history

October 22

  • 2006

    On October 22, 2006, Detroit starter Kenny Rogers is embroil ...

  • 1992

    On October 22, 1992, legendary broadcaster Red Barber dies a ...

  • 1986

    On October 22, 1986, Gary Carter blasted a pair of home runs ...

More Baseball History

Player Profile

Don Schwall

P, Pittsburg Pirates

Read Bio
Hall of Fame

John Clarkson

1B, Chicago Cubs

Read Bio
Season Profile

1962 Houston season

The new Houston team

Read Bio
Historical Figure

Bobby Brown

 

Read Bio
Manager Profile

Bill Craver

Philadelphia Whites

Read Bio
Ballpark Profile

Robison

Robison Field is the

Read Bio

Comments

    Be respectful, keep it clean.
Login or register to post comments

Stay Connected

Share |

Today's Poll

Will Red Sox Repeat in 2014: