Today in Baseball History – February 2nd

Today in Baseball History – February 2nd

February 2, 1989

Bill White, a former N.L. All-Star with the St. Louis Cardinals, was elected president of the National League. The former first baseman won seven straight Gold Glove Awards from 1960-1966.

White would stay the N.L. President until 1994.

Born on this day:

1975 Mark DeRosa

1975 Neifi Perez

About Eric Bynum
Eric Bynum is Managing Editor here at BaseballdeWorld. He spent three years as an ESL teacher in South Korea, and is now working on his master's degree in history with a focus on baseball and WWII. He has played and/or written about baseball for the past 30 years and is an avid Atlanta Braves fan.

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