1955 – The Pittsburgh Pirates name Bobby Bragan as their new field manager, replacing Fred Haney.
August 14, 1995
1888 – The Cleveland Spiders are formally admitted to the National League, creating a vacancy in the American Association. Cleveland will replace the Detroit Wolverines.
November 21, 1888
In game two, Eddie Waitkus of the Phils gets five hits for the third time this season, as the Phillies beat the Reds 8 – 7 in 19 innings. Teammate Del Ennis goes 5 for 10. The Reds lead 5 – 0 after five innings, but the Phils tie it up in regulation. Both teams score twice in the 18th, and the Phils score in the 19th on a bases-loaded hit by Ennis. The Phils win the lid lifter, 2 – 1.
September 15, 1950