IN THE NEWS: New York's Lefty Gomez throws no-hit ball for eight innings before Detroit's Charlie Gehringer leads off the 9th with a home run. Gerald Walker follows with a double, reaches 3rd when Gomez throws a wild pitch, and scores. Gomez then retires the side for a 5–2 Yankee win.
IN THE NEWS: The Reds sign Jack Quinn, 49. Quinn is the oldest to ever play for the Reds. For Quinn, it is his 8th team, tying him with Jim Delahanty for most teams played for, a record that will be topped.
IN THE NEWS: Reds SS Leo Durocher and Cardinals P Paul Derringer are the principals in a trade that gives St. Louis a player to replace Charley Gelbert, the victim of a hunting accident in November. The pickup is a good one for the Reds, as Derringer will fire four 20-game seasons for Cincy.
IN THE NEWS: The Browns ship catcher Rick Ferrell and pitcher Lloyd Brown to the Red Sox for catcher Merv Shea and cash. Ferrell will hit .300 for the Sox over the next four seasons, while Shea will play just a season for the Browns.
IN THE NEWS: With rain pelting down at Ebbets Field, Hack Wilson pounds a 9th inning pinch grand slam, the first in Dodger history, to beat the Phils Ad Liska, 8–6. The homer is inside-the-park, just the 3rd pinch inside-the-park grand homer in history, and the first since 1910.
In the opener of two games against the Browns, The Yankees almost go scoreless, losing, 5–1.
IN THE NEWS: Washington and Cleveland break a major-league record by using 11 pitchers in a 12-inning game won by the Senators 11–10. General Crowder is the eventual winner over Mel Harder. Washington's Cecil Travis plays his first ML game and gets five hits.
IN THE NEWS: The first ML All-Star Game is announced for July six at Comiskey Park. It will be played as part of the Chicago World's Fair celebration and is sponsored by the Chicago Tribune. Fans will pick the players.
IN THE NEWS: Detroit's Tommy Bridges tosses a one-hitter in topping the Senators, 3–1. Joe Kuhel's homer is the only Washington safety. It is the first time in the American League that a pitcher has allowed a home run in a one-hitter.
IN THE NEWS: The White Sox tally three in their half of the 8th inning to take an 11–3 lead against New York. The Yankees storm back with 12 runs in the bottom half of the 8th inning with Bill Dickey's grand slam the big blow. The combined total of 15 runs is a new American League record for one inning. The final reads 15–11.
IN THE NEWS: Boston's Dale Alexander suffers a career-ending injury when he twists his knee sliding into home in the 2nd game of a doubleheader loss to the A's. The first baseman will undergo a new therapy, diathermy, which will lead to 3rd degree burns, gangrene and the near loss of his leg. Last year's batting champ will hit just .281 this year and retire with a career mark of .331. The A's win 7–3 behind the relief win of Lefty Grove, then 11–8 in 12 innings, with Grove throwing scoreless 10th and 11th innings. Lloyd Brown goes all the way for the Sox before tiring and walking three and giving up a pair of singles in the 12th.
Detroit OF John Stone is the first major leaguer to collect six long hits in a regulation length doubleheader, as he bangs out four doubles and two homers for Detroit in a split with the Browns. National leaguers Chick Hafey and Mel Ott have collected six long hits, but their games ran more than regulation length. The Tigers take the opener, 8–6, then drop the 2nd game, 3–1.