September 16, 1960: Warren Spahn no-hits Phillies, wins 20th game of season

“It’s just a crazy game,” said 39-year-old Warren Spahn.…

September 28, 1960: Ted Williams bids adieu to Boston fans with 521st home run

It was meant to happen. At least, it seemed that way.Triggering…

October 5, 1960: Bill Virdon saves the day as Pirates get jump on Yankees in Game 1

Like muddy urchins tromping through Buckingham Palace and into…
Coot Veal (TRADING CARD DB)

April 10, 1961: Washington Senators defeated in first game of expansion era

When the 1960 season ended, Washington Senators fans had good…

April 11, 1961: Eli Grba wins first game in Angels franchise history

As 1960 rolled into 1961 and baseball fans began looking forward…

April 15, 1961: Bob Friend bests Don Drysdale in a record-setting game

Possibly the most intriguing thing about baseball is its unpredictability.…

April 28, 1961: Braves' Warren Spahn pitches second career no-hitter

It was barely the third week of the 1961 season. A meager crowd…

April 30, 1961: The Say Hey Kid’s four-homer game

The 1961 major-league season was barely three weeks old the day…

May 4, 1961: Joe Adcock’s walk-off grand slam wins it for Braves

From the time he arrived in Milwaukee with the rest of his Braves…

May 9, 1961: Orioles' Jim Gentile blasts two grand slams on consecutive pitches

On Tuesday, May 9, 1961, before a crowd of 4,514 fans at Minnesota’s…

May 12, 1961: Boston's Bill Monbouquette whiffs 17 Senators

It was early in the 1961 season; the Red Sox were 9-12 and the…

June 8, 1961: Milwaukee Braves belt a record four consecutive home runs in one inning

Six teams were within six games of one another in a wild scramble…

June 17, 1961: Tigers outslug Yankees and take first place

The explosive Tigers-Yankees matchup that took place at Tiger…

June 18, 1961: Goodman, Fox win it for White Sox in 9th with unlikely homers

Two of the least likely home-run hitters both struck in the ninth…

June 23, 1961: Stan Musial knocks in seven runs for Cardinals

The turnstiles at Busch Stadium, the renamed Sportsman’s Park…

June 28, 1961: Ron Santo comes up big with two homers, seven RBIs

“The Cubs had 25 base runners, and (the public-address) announcer…

July 9, 1961: Willie Kirkland hits 3 homers, bunts in the ninth inning

Frank Lane was no longer Cleveland’s general manager. He resigned…