On July 13, 1950, Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox undergoes an operation to remove several bone fragments from his elbow. The future Hall of Famer will eventually return from the injury and will hit .350 over the second half to finish the season at .317.
Eddie Waitkus of the Philadelphia Phillies is shot with a .22-caliber rifle by an obsessed 19-year-old fan
June 14, 1949
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