In 1938, Andalusia's Virgil Trucks struck out 19 Evergreen Greenies in a 1-0 win. (AP)
In the Alabama-Florida League, Virgil Trucks, a 19-year-old right-hander for the Andalusia Bulldogs, struck out 19 in a 1-0 no-hit win over the Evergreen Greenies. Francis Manheim, the Greenies' pitcher, yielded just one hit: a single in the ninth inning by Trucks, who came around to score. More >
The Minor Leagues are reorganized into four classes rather than seven. Classes B‚ C‚ and D are joined into a new Class A‚ the old Classes A and Double-A are merged into a new Class Double-A‚ and Triple-A remains the same‚ as does the Rookie classification.