Yankees Roy White hits HRs from both sides of the plate
April 23, 1975- New York Yankees OF Roy White again hits a Home Run from both sides of the plate, this time in an 11-7 loss to the Boston Red Sox. Roy White’s last switch-hit HRs were on August 13,1973. He would accomplish this feat 5 times in his New York Yankees MLB career.
New York Yankees Starter George Mogridge throws No-hitter at Fenway Park
April 24,1917- George Mogridge of the New York Yankees pitches a no-hitter against the Boston Red Sox, winning the game by the score of 2-1 at Fenway Park. Mogridge strikes out 3 batters, he walks 3 Red Sox batters, as he becomes the 1st New York Yankees pitcher to actually win a no-hit game.
Happy Jack Chesbro wins the 1st of 41 games of the 1904 AL season
April 25,1904- New York Highlanders starter Jack Chesbro posts the 1st of his 41 wins of the 1904 American League season, a MLB, American League and New York Yankees club record that still stands. The veteran starter was the National League top winner in 1903, when he was with the Pittsburgh Pirates posting a 28-6 record.
Remembering Former Yankees P Sal "The Barber" Maglie
April 26, 1917- Former Yankees P Sal “The Barber” Maglie (1957-1958) was born. (1917-1992) On September 1,1957, Sal “The Barber” Maglie was selected off waivers by the New York Yankees from the Brooklyn Dodgers. Sal went 2-0 in 6 games with 3 saves in 1958. He wasn’t allowed to play in the World Series because he was acquired after the August 31st trade deadline. In 1959, he was 1-1 in 7 games for the Yankees, before being sent to the St. Louis Cardinals to finish his long MLB career. He was one of the few players to play for all three MLB teams in New York City during the golden years of 1947-1957. Sal later became a MLB pitching coach. Sal was the losing Brooklyn Dodger pitcher in Don Larsen's Perfect Game in the 1956 World Series.
April 27, 1947- “Babe Ruth Day” at Yankee Stadium drew a crowd of more than 58,000 fans to honor the ailing Hall of Fame star suffering from throat cancer. In the game, Sid Hudson of the Washington Senators out-duels New York Yankees starter Spud Chandler winning the game by a score of 1-0.
who is this 1920's Yankee and what is he most noted for:
Bob Meusel led the American League in HRS (33), RBIS (138) extra base hits (73) in 1925, when Babe Ruth was out for the 1925 AL season with his famous bellyache. His brother Irish played for John McGraw's Giants. He was nicked name "Long Bob because was 6'3". He finished out his MLB career with the Cincinnati Reds, joining his former Yankees teammate 1B Wally Pipp.
Baseball Brothers: NY Giants OF Irish and NY Yankees OF Bob Meusel