1914 – Born on October 14th in Broken Bow, Oklahoma. American baseball player.
1940 – Made his MLB debut on April 22nd for the St. Louis Cardinals.
1943-1946 – All Star pitcher with the St. Louis Cardinals who played, who is one of only 11 pitchers in history to win 3 games in a World Series, accomplishing the feat in the series against the Boston Red Sox.
– The left-hander to pitch in three winning games in one World Series.
1948 – His best season came when he went 20-7 and led the National League with a 2.24 ERA.
1953 – Pitched his final game on September 13th for the St. Louis Browns.
2004 – Died on January 14th in Bethany, Oklahoma.