September 19, 1942: Mel Ott’s grand slam propels Giants to win over Braves

The year 1942 was a pivotal one in baseball. Concerns that the…

April 17, 1945: Sandlock shines in Dodgers’ Opening Day victory over Phillies

Opening Day is for all intents and purposes a national holiday…

April 18, 1945: Phillies spoil Leo Durocher’s last game as player-manager

When Dodgers player-manager Leo Durocher had Frenchy Bordagaray…

May 26, 1945: Dodgers end losing streak behind Sandlock’s three hits

The Brooklyn Dodgers, who had won 11 in a row between May 5 and…

August 6, 1953: Sandlock drives in decisive run in Pirates’ 4-3 win over Reds

Mike Sandlock was a batting, fielding and running star in a game…