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The following are the events that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball.

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April

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May

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June

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July

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August

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September

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October

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November

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December

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1800s

1900s

1910s

1920s

1930s

1940s

1950s

1960s

1970s

  • 1971 - Willie Mays of the San Francisco Giants hits a home run on Opening Day, marking the start of an historic streak. Mays will hit home runs in each of the Giants’ first four games, setting a major league record.
  • 1972 - The first general strike in the history of the major leagues officially begins with the cancellation of Opening Day games in both leagues. The strike will be settled seven days later when the players and owners come to agreement on pension fund payments. The two sides agree not to make up the 86 missed games.
  • 1977 - For the second time in nine years, a new franchise makes its major league debut in Seattle, Washington. The Mariners lose their first regular-season game at Kingdome to Frank Tanana and the Angels, 7–0.

1980s

1990s

2000s

  • 2004:
    • In an on-line poll in which nearly 8,000 fans participated, Still We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie [1] is selected as the title of a documentary about 2003 season. Other choices offered by the team and Boston Globe web sites included This Is the Year, The Ecstasy and the Agony and Always the Bridesmaid in addition to fan’s wry suggestion of I Know What You Did Last Summer, I Wish I Didn't Know What You Did Last Fall.
    • Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Adrián Beltré becomes the 36th player in major league history to hit 100 home runs before the age of 25.

Births

Deaths

  • 1909 - Doggie Miller, player and manager (b. 1864)
  • 1979 - Al Evans, catcher (b. 1916)
  • 1984 - Glenn Wright, infielder (b. 1901)
  • 1994 - Goody Rosen, All-Star outfielder (b. 1912)
  • 1998 - John Wyatt, All-Star pitcher (b. 1935)
  • 2000 - Don Johnson, All-Star infielder (b. 1911)
  • 2002 - Tom Sunkel, pitcher (b. 1912)
  • 2004 - Lou Berberet, catcher (b. 1929)
  • 2004 - Ken Johnson, pitcher (b. 1923)