September 8, 1963: Stan Musial bids farewell to Forbes Field in Pittsburgh

Stan Musial’s first and last appearances in Forbes Field spanned…

September 21, 1963: Denny McLain homers in major-league debut

The Saturday afternoon affair at the corner of Michigan and Trumbull…

September 27, 1963: Houston Colt .45's start a lineup of all rookies

On September 27, 1963, the Houston Colt .45’s (64-95) were…

September 29, 1963: Stan Musial says goodbye in final game

There was symmetry to the first weeks of Stan Musial’s career…

October 3, 1963: Johnny Podres extends Dodgers' World Series lead in Game 2

While the starting pitchers in Game One of the 1963 World Series…

October 6, 1963: Koufax stifles Yankee bats again as Dodgers sweep World Series

As the New York Yankees arrived at Dodger Stadium for the fourth…

October 12, 1963: Latin American charity game is Polo Grounds' 'grand finale'

The last baseball game ever played at the Polo Grounds was the…

April 19, 1964: Mets beat Pirates for first win at Shea Stadium

The New York Mets began their 1964 season the same way as in…
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April 22, 1964: Yankees' Whitey Ford wins his 200th game in the Windy City

It was April 1964. The top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100…

April 22, 1964: McCovey’s three homers sink Braves in home opener

To Milwaukee fandom, the 1964 home opener represented a potential…

May 8, 1964: Bill Spanswick earns first major league victory

Baseball was the game for the generation of young men growing…

May 26, 1964: Mets score 19 runs in win over Cubs

The New York Mets arrived in Chicago after losing two of three…

May 31, 1964: Baseball's longest doubleheader

Clouds hung overhead as the first remnants of the crowd entered…

June 4, 1964: Sandy Koufax 'puts everything together' in third career no-hitter

The Los Angeles Dodgers (21-25, and in eighth place) came to…
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June 8, 1964: Orioles go down on the farm in Aberdeen

The 1964 Aberdeen (South Dakota) Pheasants dominated the Class…
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June 16, 1964: Ken Boyer breaks out of slump and hits for a natural cycle

On June 2, 1964, the St. Louis Cardinals began a 16-game road…

June 21, 1964: Jim Bunning is perfect on Father's Day

Fathers’ Day in 1964 was a beautiful, hot summer day in New…

July 18, 1964: Pete Rose drives in six runs as Reds hammer first-place Phillies

A “sticky wicket” of summer heat1 shrouded Crosley Field…