» August 23, 1953:
Chattanooga OF Don Grate betters his 1952 record by throwing a baseball 443 feet 312 inches. Glen Gorbous will beat it in 1957.
» April 30, 1955:
The Phillies trade C Smoky Burgess, P Steve Ridzik,
and OF Stan Palys to the Redlegs for OF Jimmy Greengrass,
C Andy Seminick, and OF Glen Gorbous. Then the Phillies
buy SS Roy Smalley from the Braves.
» May 11, 1957: The Cards and Phils trade outfielders, St. Louis getting Glen Gorbous and Philley taking Chuck Harmon.
» August 1, 1957:
Former major-league OF Glen Gorbous of Omaha breaks Don Grate's record toss with a heave of 445 feet 10 inches before a home game.