On August 22, 1974, minor league outfielder Alfredo Edmead of Class-A Salem (Va.) is killed when he collides with a teammate during a game against Rocky Mount. An autopsy will show that Edmead had an unusually thin skull, contributing to his on-the-field death.
July 15, 1952
Salt Lake City Trappers lose to the Billings Mustangs ending their record of 29 consecutive victories
July 27, 1987
April 18, 1946
April 18, 1981