|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» 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.
» April 24, 1960: The Yankees score eight runs against the Orioles before the first out is made, tying an American League record set by Cleveland July 6, 1954, also against Baltimore. The Orioles respond with grand slams by Albie Pearson and Billy Klaus in the 8th and 9th, but New York holds on for a 15–9 triumph.