On April 23, 2008 the Chicago Cubs franchise one its 10,000th game.
On April 23, 1903 the New York Highlanders, later to be known as the New York Yankees won its first game. Do you know what city the Highlanders played in before making the jump to New York? Click the link to find out.
On April 21, 1948 Leo Durocher returned to baseball after missing the previous season. Click the link to hear more.
Yes it took until April 18th before featuring Jackie Robinson, but it won't be the last time. The picture above is priceless and the moment occurred on April 18th, 1946.
These days the number on the back of the uniform often has meaning beyond its one or two digits, carefully selected by a player to represent an important date or to honor a previous player. Numbers have not always been a staple of the uniform. Click the link to find out when and why players started wearing numbers. And to find out which team was first, the answer might surprise you.
Even though this episode is about Hank Greenberg the Pittsburgh Pirate, it seemed only right to post a picture of Hank Greenberg the Detroit Tiger, the team where he spent the bulk of his career. Click the link to hear the story
On April 14, 1949 Bobo Newsom signed to play with the Washington Senators. Click the audio player below to hear what made this decision so unique.
Tris Speaker and his owner Joe Lannin were fighting in a dispute that ended in the star being sent to another team. Click the link to hear the story.
Have you ever wondered what baseball would be like with a third major league? It actually has happened before, in 1914 when the Federal League joined the American and National Leagues. Click the link to hear the story.
Joe McCarthy never played in the big leagues, but he spent a lifetime managing there. On April 12, 1931 McCarthy made his New York Yankees managerial debut after departing from the Chicago Cubs. McCarthy managed from 1926 to 1950. Click the link to hear more of his story.