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1978 At the age of 90, Hall of Fame manager Joe McCarthy dies of pneumonia in a Buffalo hospital. The former Cubs (1926-30), Yankees (1931-46), and Red Sox (1948-50) skipper compiled a 1460-867 (.627) record, winning nine pennants and seven World Championships during his 24-year tenure in the dugout.
2005 Hoping to sway the veterans' committee, North Dakota's House of Representatives approves a resolution proclaiming native son Roger Maris (Indians, A's, Yankees, Cardinals) should be elected to the Hall of Fame. The lawmakers' action, which was sponsored by Rep. Andy Maragos, orders the Secretary of State to send a copy of the resolution to the 85 members of the baseball veterans' committee, which includes the 60 living members enshrined in Cooperstown.

Text of North Dakota House Concurrent Resolution 3006


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