June 10, 1959: Rocky Colavito hits four consecutive home runs for Indians

“He was everything a ballplayer should be: dark, handsome eyes,…

June 14, 1959: Carl Erskine hangs 'em up with Dodgers

By 1959, after the Dodgers had been spirited off to Los Angeles,…

September 7, 1959: Johnny Podres masters the mound, strikes out 14 Cubs

When the Chicago Cubs faced the Los Angeles Dodgers on September…

September 22, 1959: White Sox clinch first American League pennant in 40 years

As the Chicago White Sox took the field at Cleveland Stadium…

September 22, 1959: Phillies’ Humberto Robinson offered $1,500 bribe

The game, rescheduled from an April 12 rainout, unremarkable.…
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October 1, 1959: White Sox clobber Dodgers in World Series opener

After a 40-year drought, the Chicago White Sox clinched the American…
Charlie Neal (THE TOPPS COMPANY)

October 2, 1959: Dodgers' clutch homers sink White Sox in Game 2

A swarm of excited White Sox fans converged on the South Side…