September 6, 1963: Major League Baseball celebrates 100,000th game

Much of the off-field enjoyment of baseball is connected to the…

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 25, 1963: Stan Musial plays his last road game at Wrigley Field

After Stan Musial’s official announcement on August 12, 1963,…

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…