On June 16 1951 — 1951 – Andy Strong, an outfielder for the Crowley Millers, is killed by a lightning strike in the 6th inning of a game with the Alexandria Aces. The game had been halted in the 5th inning due to rain but conditions were clear when play resumed.

 


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