April 18, 1950: Robin Roberts wins first Opening Day start for Phillies

It was a “sticky, gray day and the sun never did break through…

April 30, 1950: Brecheen, Schmitz both go the distance in extra-inning duel

When fans of the St. Louis Cardinals woke up on the morning of…

June 8, 1950: Red Sox beat up on Browns with 29-4 shellacking

It was quite a homestand for the Boston Red Sox. From June 2…

June 27, 1950: Phillies' Dick Sisler beats Spahn, Braves with walk and homer

The Whiz Kids got only three hits but scored three runs in beating…

June 28, 1950: Cubs' Roy Smalley hits for the cycle and drives in four

The Chicago Cubs “swished home run bats that belted big George…
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July 18, 1950: Johnny Mize homers twice, Yankees crush Browns

“The pitcher has to throw a strike sooner or later, so why…

August 11, 1950: Vern Bickford pitches no-hitter at Braves Field

Vern Bickford came close to a no-hitter on September 5, 1947,…

August 12, 1950: The day Andy Seminick took out the Giants’ infield

Heading into their August 12 “Kids’ Day” game against the…

August 26, 1950: Roy Campanella’s three homers sink Reds

“His homers were terrific clouts,” gushed sportswriter Harold…

August 28, 1950: Cubs' Hank Sauer slams three home runs

Hank Sauer’s major-league career didn’t flourish until he…

September 15, 1950: Kluszewski knocks out Church, but Phillies edge Reds in opener

With an 8-4 record and a sparkling 2.22 ERA, 25-year-old Emory…