February 7, 1953

The great right-handed relief pitcher, Dan Quisenberry was born on this date. He spent a year and a half with the Cardinals but most of his brilliant career was with the Kansas City Royals.

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.