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…

September 28, 1950: Phillies' lead shrinks as Giants sweep doubleheader

“What a difference a day makes.” Think Dinah Washington and…

September 30, 1950: Whiz Kids fizzle in Brooklyn, setting up a showdown

“Even their nickname has backfired. The Dodger jockeys have…
Gus Zernial (TRADING CARD DB)

October 1, 1950: Gus Zernial hits three homers in nightcap; four for the day

The October 1, 1950, doubleheader between the Chicago White Sox…
Andy Tomasic

April 26, 1951: Ottawa Giants bring Triple-A baseball back to Canada's capital

“We have jumped from the Class C Border League to Triple-A…

April 30, 1951: New York Giants start long climb out of the cellar

Nothing in the early spring of 1951 gave any clue that this would…

May 6, 1951: Chambers throws 1st Pirates' no-hitter in 44 years

The 1951 National League season is usually remembered most for…

May 25, 1951: Willie Mays makes his major-league debut with Giants

On May 25, 1951, the New York Giants were in the final stop of…

June 2, 1951: The return of the Miracle Braves in Boston

Special events were scheduled throughout the senior circuit season…

June 3, 1951: Preacher Roe, Gene Hermanski lead Dodgers to sweep of Cubs

The second game of a Sunday doubleheader on June 3, 1951, at…

June 3, 1951: Dave Koslo hurls two-hit shutout as Giants continue surge

The New York Giants were on an upswing when they headed to the…