» February 10, 1953: The White Sox send pitchers Marv Grissom, Bill Kennedy and Hal Brown to the Red Sox for 33-year-old infielder Vern Stephens. A perennial All-Star in the 1940s, Stephens' best years are behind him.
» May 8, 1953: After 13 straight losses to New York, the Red Sox win a dramatic 11-inning 2–1 thriller at Fenway. Billy Goodman's homer off starter Johnny Sain gives starter Hal Brown the win. Dick Gernert's 2nd inning home run is the other Boston score. In Boston's last win over New York, August 9, 1952, all the scores came on solo homers.
» May 21, 1953: At Fenway, Bosox C Del Wilber hits his 3rd pinch homer of the year, this one a 14th inning solo homer to beat the reliever Don Larsen and the Browns, 3–2. Former Red Sox Don Lenhardt takes Skinny Brown downtown with a CF shot just left of the flag pole and the last upright of the screen.
» June 23, 1957:
Oriole Skinny Brown blanks the Tigers 6-0 to start a string of four shutouts for the O's staff.
» July 14, 1957:
P Billy Hoeft of the Tigers hits two HRs and a single against the Orioles Skinny Brown, as Detroit wins 10-2.
» May 1, 1960:
Orioles vet Skinny Brown hurls Baltimore to a 4–1, win over the Yankees. Brown allows just one hit, a first inning homer by Mickey Mantle. Rookie Ron Hansen matches Mantle to up his RBI total to an American League high 32.
» June 1, 1960: Mickey Mantle hits a one-out home run in the first inning, a 400-foot blow on an 0–2 pitch, for the only Yankee hit against Baltimore's Hal Brown. The Baby Birds win 4–1 and sweep the three game series with the Yankees to move into first place (27-15). New York leaves Baltimore in 4th place (19-19).
» April 10, 1962:
At Yankee Stadium, Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, and Bill Skowron, the three Yankees who combined for 143 homers last season, hit Opening Day homers to lead New York to a come-from-behind 7–6 win over Baltimore. Moose's is a 2-run shot to dead center that he legs out for an inside-the -park homer, while Mantle hits his in the 8th inning to tie the game, Maris hits a 3-run shot in the 5th. Johnny Temple, in his first game for the O's, has three hits, including a home run. Starters Billy Hoeft and Whitey Ford are gone after six innings, and the win goes to Ralph Terry, while Skinny Brown takes the loss.
» September 7, 1962:
With a three game lead, the Yankees purchase some insurance—righty Hal Brown from the Orioles.
» April 21, 1963:
The Senators acquire P Jim Coates from the Yankees in exchange for P Steve Hamilton. The Yanks sell P Hal Brown to Houston.