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Elephant Rumblings: A’s lose Cotton; Braves remain active

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Houston Astros v Oakland Athletics

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Today in Baseball History:

  • 1914 — Future Hall of Fame outfielder Joe DiMaggio is born in Martinez, California. The son of Italian immigrants, DiMaggio will make his major league debut in 1936 after starring in the Pacific Coast League and will spend his entire big league playing career with the New York Yankees.
  • 1986 — Oakland Athletics outfielder Jose Canseco wins the American League Rookie of the Year Award, becoming the first Athletics player to do so since pitcher Harry Byrd in 1952.

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