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.
March 2, 1973
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