On April 26, 1941 — 1941 – Wrigley Field becomes the first ballpark to install an organ to entertain fans, with Roy Nelson manning the keyboard. But Nelson’s successful pregame serenade doesn’t help the Chicago Cubs as they fall to pitcher Max Lanier and the rival St. Louis Cardinals, 6 – 2.

 


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Sources:

Baseball Reference April 26

SABR Games Project

National Pastime April 26

Hall of Fame

Retro Sheet