ST. LOUIS BROWNS BEGIN SPRING TRAINING The St. Louis Browns get into shape for the new season in San Antonio, Texas. Athletes are full of mischief off the field and on while team managers and coaches take a more serious view of spring training.
SOUND BASEBALL FOR THE BLIND In Oakland, California baseball for the blind is tested out. The teams use a bat that resembles a hockey stick then find the bases and ball through sound. One fellow overshoots his base in the excitement but the game goes on.
PITCHING ACE JOHNNY VANDER MEER Cincinnati Reds new pitching ace Johnny Vander Meer seems slightly uncomfortable with his new fame. Cut to Johnny on the diamond doing what he does best while fans cheer him on. To this day Vander Meer is the only pitcher in major league history to pitch two consecutive no-hitter games.
FDR THROWS OUT FIRST PITCH AT BASEBALL GAME President Roosevelt opens the game between the Athletics and Senators as he throws the first pitch opening the 1938 American League baseball season. The Senators win the game 12 to 8.
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