June 6, 1921
Bill Gatewood, of the Detroit Stars, pitches the first no-hitter in Negro League history. Gatewood defeated the Cuban Stars 4-0.
June 6, 1944
All MLB games are canceled on this day as the country turns its focus to the war in Europe while the Allied forces invade.
June 6, 1975
June 6, 1992
Born on this day:
1907 Bill Dickey
1943 Merv Rettenmund
1944 Bud Harrelson
Eric Bynum – has written 1982 posts on this site.
Eric Bynum is Managing Editor here at BaseballdeWorld. He spent three years as an ESL teacher in South Korea, and is now working on his master's degree in history with a focus on baseball and WWII. He has played and/or written about baseball for the past 30 years and is an avid Atlanta Braves fan.