March 19, 1960
Sammy White, catcher for the Boston Red Sox, announces he would rather retire than report to where he has been traded to, Cleveland.
March 19, 1984
Denny McLain is indicted on various charges including cocaine possession, extortion, racketeering, and loan-sharking.
Born on this day:
1871 Joe McGinnity
1927 Richie Ashburn
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.