On May 11, 1946 — In front of the largest crowd in 13 years, the New York Giants defeat the Boston Braves, 5 – 1, in the first night game played at Braves Field. The 35,407 fans are surprised as their hometown heroes enter the field wearing shiny satin uniforms designed to reflect the light generated by the electricity used for the evening contest.

Johnny Mize goes 2-3 with 2 RBI’s for the Giants, Monty Kennedy pitches a complete game for the Giants and Johnny Sain takes the loss for the Braves.

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