Happy Birthday Zach Wheat! Born 23 May, 1888.
Lifetime batting average, .317, with 2884 hits. Played for the Millers a bit, in 1928. One of the best baseball names ever.
“One of the grandest guys ever to wear a baseball uniform, one of the greatest batting teachers I have seen, one of the truest pals a man ever (had) and one of the kindliest men God ever created.”
– Casey Stengel
Passed away 11 May, 1972.
Good game, Zach!