|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» May 2, 1953: Pirates OF Carlos Bernier hits three consecutive triples in a 12–4 win over the Redlegs, the Corsairs 4th straight win. Bernier adds a single and a stolen base. Ralph Kiner and Jim Greengrass match homers. In a stretch of 11 at bats, Carlos will hit four triples, two doubles, and two singles. |
» January 2, 1981: At Ponce, (Puerto Rican League) Santurce beats Ponce, 11–4. Ponce's Rickey Henderson steals his 41st and 42nd bases, breaking the old league record of 41 set by Carlos Bernier in the 1949-50 season. Henderson will finish the season with 44 stolen bases.