May 1, 2020
Pivotal Game 6 matched rookie Gary Waslewski (2–2, 3.21) who had only pitched in twelve regular season games, versus one-year wonder Dick Hughes (16–6, 2.67) who pitched three seasons, winning only twice more in 1968 before retiring due to arm problems.
Rico Petrocelli gave the Red Sox an early lead with a second...
Apr 27, 2020
Using a fluttering spitball that dove sharply and broke inside on lefties and righties, Stan Coveleski helped two unlikely teams to the World Series. He won three games in the 1920 Series — the first championship for Cleveland, and in 1925 he helped the Senators to the World Series in his first year with that...
Apr 22, 2020
On April 22, 1970 — Tom Seaver of the New York Mets strikes out the last ten batters he faces in a 2 – 1 victory against the San Diego Padres. Seaver gives up only two hits and finishes with a total of 19 strikeouts, tying Steve Carlton’s major league record.
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Apr 7, 2020
On April 7, 1969, At Washington’s RFK Stadium, Ted Williams makes his managerial debut for the Washington Senators, in front of President Nixon and a crowd of 45,113, a franchise attendance record for Opening Day. The Commander-in-Chief throws out the ceremonial first pitch. Williams loses his first game to the...
Apr 6, 2020
Listen to the highlights of Game 6 of the 1935 World Series Featuring Mickey Cochrane on his Birthday!
The son of Northern Irish immigrant John Cochrane and Scottish immigrant Sadie Campbell, Gordon Stanley "Mickey" Cochrane was born on April 6, 1903 in Bridgewater, Massachusetts.
Mickey Cochrane is considered by many...