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Born On May 22nd

John Thornton

John was born May 22nd, 1869 in Washington, DC. He died April 26th, 1935 in Washington, DC. His career spanned 4 seasons (1889 - 1892), playing for: Washington Nationals, Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Browns.
Others born on May 22nd: Rick van den Hurk, George Spriggs, Hooks Warner, Bill Cramer, Pat Parker [more...]


Featured Champions: 1952 New York Yankees

Won the 1952 World Series over the Brooklyn Dodgers, 4-3.
Team Leaders:
Wins: Allie Reynolds (20-8)
Hits: Mickey Mantle (171)
Home Runs: Yogi Berra (30)
Stolen Bases: Phil Rizzuto (17)