On January 9, 1982, former Boston Red Sox star Tony Conigliaro suffers a massive heart attack while riding in a car with his brother, Billy. The 37-year-old Conigliaro, nicknamed “Tony C,” falls into a coma and will remain hospitalized until early March.
Kelly Saunders becomes the second woman to serve as a public address announcer at a major league game
June 20, 1992
New York Yankee stars Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle sign contracts to appear in the movie Safe at Home
January 26, 1962
10 years after Jackie Robinson’s breaking of the major league color barrier, the Georgia Senate unanimously approves a bill prohibiting blacks from playing baseball
February 14, 1957