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Mel Hoderlein from the Chronology
May 30, 1952 - Over the protests of manager Paul Richards White Sox GM Frank Lane swaps fleet CF Jim Busby along with Mel Hoderlein to Washington for Sam Mele. Busby's loss leaves a defensive hole in the outfield which the Sox will fill when they acquire Jim Rivera in July.
May 29, 1952 - Boston's Maury McDermott faces 27 batters and fires a one-hitter to beat the visiting Senators 1-0. Mel Hoderlein's 4th inning single is the only hit and he is erased on the basepaths. Maruy walks one batter who is also doubled up. The Senators leave no runners on base today and combined with 2 they left on base on the 27th set a new ML low for fewest left on base two consectuve games. It will be matched in both leagues.