On April 13, 1970, the Oakland A’s use gold-colored bases during their home opener at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. After the game, the commissioner’s office will order A’s owner Charlie Finley to get rid of the colored bases and use standard white bases.
Cincinnati Reds secondbaseman Johnny Temple in a game against the Braves allows a groundball by Gus Bell hit him to prevent a double play.
April 20, 1957
November 3, 1953