April 20, 1937: Bobby Doerr records 3 hits in his Red Sox debut

Bobby Doerr was an exemplary batsman in his first major-league…

August 7, 1942: First Negro League baseball game is broadcast on radio

While we take radio for granted today, when it came onto the…

July 5, 1930: Black baseball comes to Yankee Stadium on behalf of the Pullman Porters

Yankee Stadium had been open for seven seasons when the summer…

April 23, 1940: Pee Wee Reese goes 1-for-3 in Dodgers debut

“I don’t want to play with Brooklyn.”1 It’s unthinkable…

May 24, 1935: Reds fans see the lights in first night game in MLB history

Many baseball fans consider Branch Rickey the greatest innovator…

September 28, 1943: George Kell debuts in Connie Mack’s all-rookie lineup

The Philadelphia Athletics were in the cellar of the eight-team…

September 22, 1946: Yogi Berra and Bobby Brown shine in MLB debut with Yankees

For the third straight year, the New York Yankees were not headed…

September 17, 1941: Stan Musial makes his major-league debut

In spring training before the 1941 season, the St. Louis Cardinals…

July 31, 1932: Lefty Grove shuts out Indians in first game at Cleveland Stadium

“Marvelous. It is the last word in baseball parks. A great…

June 15, 1923: Lou Gehrig plays first game in Yankee pinstripes

The year 1923 was a special one for fans of the New York Yankees…

August 23, 1936: Bob Feller wins first career start for Cleveland Indians

We may have all been there at one time or another. You begin…

April 29, 1934: Sunday professional baseball comes to Pittsburgh

In 1794, the legislature of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania…

June 2, 1925: Gehrig replaces Pipp as Miller Huggins shakes up Yankees lineup

In a ceremony at the White House in May 1925, President Calvin…

April 15, 1947: Jackie Robinson’s major league debut

Jackie Robinson’s major league debut was more than just the…

June 11, 1937: Poffenberger gets best of Grove in debut

The Detroit Tigers found themselves on a nice little four-game…