TheBaseballPage.com

When occured: 
Tue, 1956-01-31

On January 31, 1956, former major leaguer Buck Weaver dies at the age of 65. One of the eight members of the Black Sox to be banned for life, Weaver batted .324 in the 1919 World Series. Although Weaver maintained that he did not participate in the fix, Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis banished him for failing to report those players who had met with gamblers.

 

More From Around the Web

Sponsored Links

This day in baseball history

July 01

  • 1990

    On July 1, 1990, Andy Hawkins of the New York Yankees throws ...

  • 1963

    On July 1, 1963, the Cincinnati Reds sell second baseman Don ...

  • 1962

    On July 1, 1962, Albie Pearson of the Los Angeles Angels set ...

More Baseball History

Player Profile

Jim Gilliam

2B, Brooklyn Bridegrooms

Read Bio
Hall of Fame

Tommy Lasorda

P, Brooklyn Bridegrooms

Read Bio
Season Profile

1973 Boston Red Sox

The American League

Read Bio
Historical Figure

Gussie Busch

 

Read Bio
Manager Profile

Whitey Herzog

Washington Senators

Read Bio
Ballpark Profile

Los Angeles Memorial

Home of Los Angeles

Read Bio
Login or register to post comments

Stay Connected

Share |

Today's Poll

Will Red Sox Repeat in 2014: