On Friday, April 23, 1954, Henry “Hank” Aaron, of the Milwaukee Braves, made the first of his record 755 major league home runs, this one against pitcher Vic Raschi of the St. Louis Cardinals. The Braves won that game, 7 to 5.
Hello - I am Stanley Gardner, the only grandson of Jettie Short (above, feeding her farm chickens in 1946) and Williams Gardner. They also had six grand-daughters. This blog is a series of date-related excerpts from Dad's diaries, with selected photos or other visual aids.