🏆⚾Dean Hartgraves -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.8/12/1966
Sports Teams: Houston Astros, Atlanta Braves, San Francisco Giants
🏆⚾Tony Longmire -- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.8/12/1968
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Phillies
🏆⚾Barry Manuel -- is 54 in the year 2019 and 55 in the year 2020; b.8/12/1965
Sports Teams: Texas Rangers, Montreal Expos, New York Mets, Arizona Diamondbacks, Seibu Lions
🏆⚾Luis Ordaz -- is 44 in the year 2019 and 45 in the year 2020; b.8/12/1975
MLB Player, Venezuelan
🏆⚾Gene Stechschulte -- is 46 in the year 2019 and 47 in the year 2020; b.8/12/1973
MLB Pitcher, American
🏆⚾Bob Buhl -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1928 d.2/16/2001 (72)
🏆⚾Skip Caray -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1939 d.8/3/2008 (68)
Names/Places: Harry's son
🏆⚾Rick Ferrell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1905 d.7/27/1995 (89)
Hall of Famer, MLB Catcher
Misc: for 41 years held the American League record of 1,806 games caught
Sports Teams: St. Louis Browns (1929-1933), Boston Red Sox (1933-1937), Washington Senators (1937-1941), St. Louis Browns (1941-1943), Washington Senators (1944-1945, 1947)
🏆⚾Fred Hutchinson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1919 d.11/12/1964 (45)
MLB Manager, MLB Pitcher
Sports Teams: Detroit Tigers
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🏆⚾Christy Mathewson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1880 d.10/7/1925 (45)
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Misc: N.Y. Giants (before it moved to San Francisco) won 373 games, 2499 strikeouts; pitched 3 complete games during the 1905 World Series without allowing opponents to score a run; won 37 in 1908; developed the Screwball.
Sports Teams: New York Giants (1900-1916), Cincinnatti Reds (1916), Cincinnatti Reds (manager, 1916-1918)
🏆⚾Ray W. "Cracker" Schalk -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1892 N.S. d.5/19/1970 N.S. (77)
Hall of Famer, MLB Manager, MLB Catcher
Sports Teams: Chicago White Sox (1912-1928), New York Giants (1929), Chicago White Sox (manager, 1927-1928)
🏆⚾Johnny Burnett -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/1/1904 d.8/12/1959 (54)
Names/Places: aka John Henderson
Misc: he hit the first home run in Municipal Stadium, Bartow, Fla.
Sports Teams: Cleveland Indians (1927-34)
🏆⚾Paul Casanova -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/21/1941 N.S. d.8/12/2017 N.S. (75)
MLB Catcher, Puerto Rican
🏆⚾Ernest Thorwald "Ernie" Johnson -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/16/1924 N.S. d.8/12/2011 N.S. (87)
Baseball Announcer, MLB Pitcher
Misc: A longtime color commentator and play-by-play broadcaster on the Milwaukee Braves/Atlanta Braves radio and television. Elected to the Braves' Hall of Fame.
🏆⚾Enos "Country" Slaughter -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/27/1916 N.S. d.8/12/2002 N.S. (86)
Hall of Famer, MLB Right Fielder
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals (1938-1942, 1946-1953), New York Yankees (1954-1955), Kansas City Athletics (1955-1956), New York Yankees (1956-1959), Milwaukee Braves (1959)
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