On July 15, 1952, former major leaguer Johnny Vander Meer pitches a no-hitter for Beaumont of the Texas League. Vander Meer had gained fame by hurling back-to-back no-hitters in 1938.
March 2, 1973
Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis rules that Alabama Pitts, a black player, may suit up for the Albany Senators of the International League
June 17, 1935