» May 25, 1953:
Max Surkont of the Braves fans eight Reds in a row, establishing a new ML mark, as the Braves win 10–3 in game two of a doubleheader. Surkont strikes out seven in a row before rain delays the game and then he strikes out Andy Seminick to start the 5th. Surkont fans 13 on the way to his 6th straight win. The Braves take the opener, 5–1, behind Don Liddle.
» February 1, 1954: The Milwaukee Braves send pitchers Johnny Antonelli, Don Liddle, infielder Billy Klaus, and C Ebba St. Claire to the New York Giants for OF Bobby Thomson and C Sam Calderone. Giant fans will howl in protest at the loss of Thomson, but will quiet down when Antonelli posts a sparkling 21–7 record.
» September 24, 1954: Phillie Murry Dickson loses his 20th game of the season
1-0 to New York's Don Liddle. It marks the 3rd
consecutive season he leads the NL in losses.
» October 2, 1954:
In game 4 the Giants sweep the AL team with the best
record in history, as they score 4 runs in the 5th
to take a 7-0 lead. The final is 74
as Don Liddle defeats Bob Lemon.
» June 14, 1956:
The Cards trade future Hall of Famer 2B Red Schoendienst, C Bill Sarni and P Dick Littlefield to the Giants for SS Alvin Dark, OF Whitey Lockman, C Ray Katt and P Don Liddle.