Today in Baseball History – March 13

Today in Baseball History – March 13

March 13, 1954

The Milwaukee Brewers newly acquired left fielder Bobby Thompson breaks his ankle sliding into third base in an exhibition game. This paves the way for a young Hank Aaron to start in the outfield.

Aaron would play 122 games in 154 hitting 13 home runs.

Born on this day:

1963 Mariano Duncan

1964 Will Clark

1979 Johan Santana

About Eric Bynum
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.

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