On July 24, 1948, a fiery bus crash near St. Paul, Minnesota kills five members of Duluth’s minor league team in the Northern League. The accident, which involves a collision between the team bus and a truck, also leaves 13 others injured.
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