Don Newcombe Hits and Pitches His Way to Win
Date of Event: May 30, 1955
The Brooklyn Dodgers had a powerful team in the 1950’s. And they had pretty good pitching too. On May 30, 1955, they got their power and their pitching from the same source—Don Newcombe. Newcombe finished the 1955 season 20-5 with a .359 batting average, including 7 home runs and 23 RBIs. He got two of the homers and 3 RBIs on May 30.