MLB Teams

Events in Sport

  • 2003-04-05 The Kansas City Royals become the first MLB team to begin the season 5-0 after losing 100 games the previous year, beating the Cleveland Indians, 2 - 1

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1880-06-29 Harry Frazee, American MLB team owner (Boston Red Sox), born in Peoria, Illinois (d. 1929)
  • 1907-09-29 Gene Autry, American singer, songwriter, actor, musician, performer and business tycoon (owner LA/California/Anaheim Angels MLB team 1961-97), born in Near Tioga, Texas (d. 1998)
  • 1933-05-26 Ted Rogers OC, Canadian entrepreneur and MLB team owner (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2008)
  • 1937-09-16 Vince Naimoli, American businessman and MLB team owner (Tampa Bay Devil Rays), born in Paterson, New Jersey (d. 2019)
  • 1978-10-04 Kyle Lohse, American baseball pitcher (14th pitcher to beat all 30 MLB teams; Minnesota Twins, St. Louis Cardinals), born in Chico, California

Deaths in Sport

  • 1929-06-04 Harry Frazee, American MLB team owner (Boston Red Sox), dies of kidney failure at 48
  • 1998-10-02 Gene Autry, American singer, songwriter, actor, musician, performer and business tycoon (owner LA/California/Anaheim Angels MLB team 1961-97), dies of lymphoma at 91
  • 2008-12-02 Ted Rogers OC, Canadian entrepreneur and MLB team owner (Toronto Blue Jays), dies of heart failure at 75
  • 2019-08-25 Vince Naimoli, American businessman and MLB team owner (Tampa Bay Devil Rays), dies of progressive supranuclear palsy at 81