April 30 - the Little-Bigger League changes its name to the Babe Ruth League.
June 3 - Congress cites the research of New York City librarian Robert Henderson in proving that Alexander Cartwright "founded" baseball and not Abner Doubleday. His 1947 book Bat, Ball and Bishop documents Cartwright's contributions to the origins of the game of the baseball.
September 14 - The New York Yankees clinch their 5th straight pennant with an 8-5 win over the Cleveland Indians. Second baseman Billy Martin has 4 RBIs.
October 5 - The Yankees end the World Series in 6 as Billy Martin's 12th World Series hit, a record breraking single to center field in the bottom of the 9th, gives the Yankees their 5th world championship in a row. Brooklyn's Carl Furillo had tied it up in the top of the 9th with a 2-run home run.