» April 19, 1950: Sid Gordon of the Braves hits the first National League grand slam of the season, as Boston beats the Giants 10-6 at the Polo Grounds. There will be 35 grand slams in the league this year, a NL single-season record, later topped. Giants pitcher Jack Harshman hits his first homer, off Johnny Sain, but it's not enough.
» May 28, 1954:
It's the managers' day for the bicarb, as White Sox (14) and Oriole (18) pitchers combine to hand out 32 walks in a doubleheader. In the first game, the Birds send up an American League record eight pinch hitters (the Sox use one for a new ML-record 9). But all is for naught as the White Sox win both, 11–6 and 14–8. Gene Michaels clubs a grand slam in the lidlifter to help reliever Jack Harshman win his first ML game.
» July 25, 1954:
White Sox P Jack Harshman sets a team record by striking out 16 in a 5-2 win over Boston.
» December 3, 1957: Al Lopez, who traded Larry Doby when he was managing, Cleveland, does it again in Chicago. The Orioles swap P Ray Moore, Billy Goodman, and OF Tito Francona to the White Sox for Doby, pitchers Jack Harshman and Russ Heman, and infielder Jim Marshall.
» July 16, 1958:
P Jack Harshman of the Orioles hits two HRs in a 6-5 win against the Sox in the nitecap of a doubleheader.
» September 23, 1958: For the 2nd time in 1958, P Jack Harshman of the Orioles hits two home runs, in a 3–2 win over the Senators.
» May 2, 1959:
The Red Sox send P Dave Sisler and 2B Ted Lepcio to the Tigers for P Billy Hoeft, then trade Hoeft on June 15 to Baltimore for P Jack Harshman. Harshman will last a month before he's sold to the Indians.