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1924 Cardinals' knuckleballer and future Hall of Famer Jesse Haines throws a no-hitter beating the Braves at Sportsman's Park, 5-0, to become the first post-1900 Redbird hurler to accomplish the feat. It will be 54 years before another no-hit game is thrown in St. Louis, a span that will end in 1978 when Bob Forsch holds the Phillies hitless at Busch Stadium.
1954 With Jim Gilliam (2b), Jackie Robinson (3b), Sandy Amoros (lf), Roy Campanella (c), and Don Newcombe (p) in the starting lineup against the Braves, the Dodgers field the first team which consists of a majority of black players. The historic five helps Brooklyn to beat Milwaukee at County Stadium, 2-1.

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