April 9, 1953: Braves get a wet welcome to Milwaukee

Since 1925, the Boston Braves and the Boston Red Sox had often…

May 7, 1959: Roy Campanella Night

They numbered more than 90,000. To be precise, 93,103 people…

May 6, 1963: Army Cadets make it close in exhibition against Mets

When Tampa Bay takes on Toronto, it’s the Rays against the…
Hank Bauer (THE TOPPS COMPANY)

June 8, 1964: Orioles go down on the farm in Aberdeen

The 1964 Aberdeen (South Dakota) Pheasants dominated the Class…

March 29, 1973: MLB experiments with Charlie Finley’s orange baseballs

In 1963 Kansas City Athletics owner Charlie Finley proposed the…
Jim Palmer (TRADING CARD DB)

August 8, 1974: Orioles ‘resign’ 5-run lead, lose exhibition in Rochester

What makes a memorable night at the ballpark? How about a game…

April 3, 1982: Twins shut out Phillies in exhibition to open the Metrodome

It was a “perfect” Saturday night for baseball: 19 degrees…

September 4, 1986: Mets, Red Sox play charity game in World Series preview

Looking back on it now, it was something akin to a 1972 moviegoer…
Brandon Nimmo (TRADING CARD DB)

March 9, 2017: Mexico had something to prove, but Italy prevails with 5-run rally in World Baseball Classic pool play

Excitement was building for the Mexican hosts of the 2017 World…

March 10, 2017: Puerto Rico rolls to 11-0 win over Venezuela in World Baseball Classic

Venezuela versus Puerto Rico appeared to be the most compelling…

March 11, 2017: Venezuela outlasts Italy in wild World Baseball Classic game

Both Venezuela and Italy had allowed lots of runs in their first…

March 13, 2017: Venezuela rallies in 9th to advance to World Baseball Classic second round

A crowd of more than 15,000 left Estadio de Béisbol Charros…