Happy Father's Day! Today More Hardball salutes dads in baseball with a scrapbook of some famous father-son pairs. Also included are three generations of baseball players, which has only occurred three times in the history of baseball.
First Father and Son to Play in the Majors:
Herm Doscher (1872-1882) and Jack Doscher (1903-1908)
First Active Father-Son Pair in the Same Season:
Ken Griffey Sr. and Ken Griffey Jr.
Fathers as Managers
First: Connie and Earl Mack - Philadelphia Athletics, 1910
Second: Yogi and Dale Berra - Yankees, 1985
Third: Cal Ripken Sr., Cal Ripken Jr., Billy Ripken - Orioles, 1987
Gus Bell, Buddy Bell, David and Mike Bell
Ray Boone, Bob Boone, Aaron and Bret Boone
Sammy Hairston, Jerry Hairston, Jerry Hairston Jr. and Scott Hairston
Sammy and Jerry Hairston are also the first black father-son duo to play in the majors.
Cat Stevens - Father and Son