June 30, 1951: Jury Box hero Tommy Holmes takes the helm for Braves

During his full-time playing days with the Boston Braves (1942-1950),…

July 10, 1951: NL stars 'loaded with power,' bash AL in Detroit

Ralph Kiner had an idea what might be coming as baseball’s…

July 12, 1951: Saul Rogovin goes 17 innings in losing effort for White Sox

Coming out of the 1951 All-Star break the White Sox were in first,…

August 11, 1951: Giants reach lowest point of pennant-winning season

It would have been a wonder had the New York Giants not felt…

August 15, 1951: Willie Mays' defensive gem caps Giants victory

Three years before Willie Mays made perhaps the most famous catch…

August 18, 1951: St. Louis Browns set scoring record at home in 20-9 win over Tigers

The 1951 St. Louis Browns were one of the sorriest teams in the…

August 24, 1951: St. Louis Browns fans manage to get it right in Veeck promotion

It was a “Veeck” of a ballgame for the St. Louis Browns and…

September 23, 1951: Murry Dickson wins 20th game for seventh-place Pirates

After competing for the 1948 National League pennant before finishing…

September 27, 1951: 'The Greatest Rhubarb in the History of Braves Field'

“The Greatest Rhubarb In The History Of Braves Field” So…

September 28, 1951: Allie Reynolds throws his second no-hitter of the season

“I knew it all the time,” said Yankees right-hander Allie…

September 30, 1951: Jackie Robinson saves the day and the season for Dodgers

Sunday, September 30, was supposed to be the last day of the…

September 30, 1951: Ned Garver wins 20th for sad-sack St. Louis Browns

The NL dominated the headlines on the last day of the 1951 regular…

September 30, 1951: Giants defeat Braves to set up playoff for NL pennant

As the 1951 National League season entered its final weekend,…

October 3, 1951: The Giants win the pennant!

On August 11, 1951, the second-place New York Giants trailed…
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April 23, 1952: Browns' Bob Cain beats Bob Feller in a battle of one-hitters

The Cleveland Indians may have been reaching for some strong…

May 15, 1952: Virgil Trucks's first no-hitter ends with Tigers walk-off

“If manager Red Rolfe had written the script, the Tigers could…

May 21, 1952: Dodgers rout Reds with 15-run first inning

In the 1950s, a kid’s trip to a Dodgers game at Ebbets Field…