Today marks the 106th anniversary of the birth of of William "Pickles" Dillhoefer. Pickles played for the Cubs, Phillies and Cards before he passed away from typhoid fever at age 27.
Below is his obituary from The Sporting News:
One of the all-time great jazz pianists, Art Tatum was born on this date in 1909.
Celebrating his 68th birthday today is my favorite singer/songwriter, Paul Simon.