On September 13, 1948 — 1948 – Cleveland P Don Black suffers a cerebral hemorrhage while at bat against the Browns. Black’s life will hang in the balance for a week; his career will end. Owner Bill Veeck of the Indians arranges a benefit game for Black on September 22, a contest that attracts 76,000, and $40,000 of the receipts are turned over to the pitcher.


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