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Ford Frick

Born: Dec. 19, 1894
Baseball

sportswriter and radio announcer who served as NL president (1934-51) and commissioner (1951-65); convinced record-keepers to list Roger Maris' and Babe Ruth's season records separately; major leagues moved to West Coast and expanded from 16 to 20 teams during his tenure.

Died: Apr. 8, 1978

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