feat4.jpgBASEBALL IN 1952

On June 14 Boston Braves ace Warren Spahn tied a National League record, originally set by Jim Whitney, after posting eighteen strikeouts against the Chicago Cubs(Go Cubs) in a 15 inning, 3-1 loss. Warren Spahn also hit a home run the only run scored for his team. June 14 has also been remembered as a day the Brave signed future home run king Hank Aaron.

On September 29 Stan Musial put the Cubs in shock by making his first and only Major League pitching appearance. Stan one of the greatest batters in the 50s shock the Cubs as he walked out on the mound and pitched a 3 to 0 victory.