9 to Know about August 30

1898 – Hall of Famer Kiki Cuyler was born in Harrisville, Mississippi.

1905 – Hall of Famer Ty Cobb made his major league debut with the Detroit Tigers.

1918 – Hall of Famer Ted Williams was born in San Diego.

1944 – Tug McGraw was born in Martinez, California.

1952 – Hall of Famer Arky Vaughn dies.

1965 – Casey Stengel announces his retirement as manager of the Mets.

1978 – Cliff Lee was born in Benton, Arkansas.

1981 – Adam Wainwright was born in Brunswick, Georgia.

Also born on this date:

Cameron Diaz, Lewis Black, Warren Buffett,  Robert Parish, Andy Roddick, Michael Chiklis, Yours Truly