1927 – Adcock was born in Coushatta, Louisiana on October 30, 1927.
1950 – On April 23, 1950, he made his debut in the field. He was signed by the Cincinnati Reds and played for two years.
1954 – Accomplished a record of making four home runs in a single game.
1956 – Finished second in the National League in terms of home runs, runs batted in and slugging average.
1960 – Adcock was included in the All-Star Team.
1967 – Managed the Cleveland Indians for a year and a minor league team for two years.
1999 – Died in Coushatta, Louisiana at the age of 71 on May 3, 1999.