On September 23, 1950 — The Yankees, tied for first place with the Tigers and two games ahead of Boston, open a crucial series with the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. Joe DiMaggio’s 1st-inning home run off Mel Parnell is all the scoring needed, as the Bombers win, 8 – 0. Ed Lopat gives up five hits, including a leadoff triple to Dom DiMaggio.


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