On September 5, 1914, Babe Ruth of the Providence Grays hits his first professional home run and also pitches a one-hitter. Playing in Toronto, Ruth blasts a three-run shot. Ruth will never hit another home run in the minor leagues.
Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis rules that Alabama Pitts, a black player, may suit up for the Albany Senators of the International League
June 17, 1935
fiery bus crash near St. Paul, Minnesota kills five members of Duluth’s minor league team in the Northern League
July 24, 1948
March 10, 1995
January 15, 1959