April 16: Today in Arizona history

2013-04-16T07:00:00Z April 16: Today in Arizona historyArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

1912: Lee “Flame” Delhi from Harquahala pitches in a game for the Chicago White Sox, becoming the first native Arizonan to appear in a Major League Baseball game.

1915: Melting snow in the White Mountains causes floods, which take out two dams on the Little Colorado River near St. Johns. Eight people drown and the reported property damage was $500,000.

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