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|PLAYERS BORN ON FEBRUARY 1, 1972|
|» Rich Becker in Aurora, IL|
IN THE NEWS: The Special Veterans Committee selects former players Lefty Gomez and Ross Youngs, and former AL president William Harridge for the Hall of Fame.
IN THE NEWS: Commissioner Bowie Kuhn announces the Hall of Fame selection of Josh Gibson and Buck Leonard by the Special Committee on the Negro Leagues.
IN THE NEWS: Angels IF Chico Ruiz, age 33, is killed in an auto crash in San Diego.
|PLAYERS BORN ON FEBRUARY 11, 1972|
|» Brian Daubach in Belleville, IL|
|PLAYERS BORN ON FEBRUARY 22, 1972|
|» John Halama in Brooklyn, NY|
|PLAYERS BORN ON FEBRUARY 23, 1972|
|» Rondell White in Milledgeville, GA|
IN THE NEWS: The Cardinals trade P Steve Carlton to the Phillies for P Rick Wise. Carlton will go on to win 241 games and four Cy Young Awards for the Phils.
IN THE NEWS: Former pitching star Dizzy Trout dies in Chicago at the age of 56. Among his survivors is a 14-year-old son, Steve, who will begin his major-league career in 1978.
IN THE NEWS: Hank Aaron signs a record-breaking contract with the Braves, calling for $200,000 annually for three years.