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 19, 1950: Red Sox win Patriots Day game against the Yankees

The Patriots Day dual-admission doubleheader at Fenway Park constituted…

April 30, 1950: Red Sox post biggest shutout win in team history, beat A's 19-0

The 1950 season still stands out in Red Sox history as the season…

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…
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June 24, 1950: A 'weird affair' and slugfest in Flatbush as Dodgers sock Pirates, 21-12

The Dodgers and Pirates broke off what New York Daily News sportswriter…

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…