On February 14 1957 — 1957 – Some 10 years after Jackie Robinson broke the major league color barrier, the Georgia Senate unanimously approves a bill prohibiting blacks from playing baseball with white players, except at religious gatherings. The bill was put forth by Senator Leon Butts. At the time, Georgia does not have a major league team, but does have several minor league teams.
The Federal Trade Commission accuses Topps Chewing Gum of illegally monopolizing the baseball card industry. In 1980, a court decision will open the door to competition.
February 8, 1962
1990 – Joe Morgan becomes the first player inducted into baseball’s Hall of Fame who has had a significant part of his career with the Houston Astros (1963-1971). His MVPs and World Series triumphs came while with Cincinnati and he chooses to be inducted as a Red. No player yet has worn an Astros cap upon induction.
October 15, 2019
In a slugfest played at Philadelphia’s Baker Bowl, the Cardinals set a franchise record, collecting 26 hits in a 19-16 victory over the Phillies. It will be another seventy-eight years before the Redbirds have an equal amount of hits in a game.
September 23, 1930
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