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

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March

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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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Sources

1800s[]

1900s[]

1910s[]

  • 1910 - White Sox Park held its first major league game, with the St. Louis Browns beating Chicago, 2–0. The $750,000 ballpark, later renamed Comiskey Park, became the largest in the major leagues at the time.
  • 1917 - Fred Toney of the Cincinnati Reds pitched complete-game victories in a doubleheader against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Toney, who hurled a no-hitter earlier in the season, set a major league record for fewest hits allowed in a twinbill as he threw a pair of three-hitters in winning 4–1 and 5–1.

1920s[]

1930s[]

1940s[]

1950s[]

1960s[]

  • 1962 - Albie Pearson of the Los Angeles Angels set a major league record by going hitless in 11 at-bats during a doubleheader against the Yankees.
  • 1968 - A first-inning wild pitch by Bob Gibson allowed a run to break his streak of 47 2/3 innings of scoreless pitching, but St. Louis beat the Dodgers 8–1. After that, Gibson will pitch 23 innings before giving up another run.

1970s[]

1980s[]

  • 1983 - Arbitrator Raymond Goetz ruled that the 43 players who were on the disabled list during the 1981 strike are not entitled to their salaries for that period. The decision saved MLB owners about $2.5 million.

1990s[]

  • 1997 - Bobby Higginson of the Detroit Tigers hit a home run in the first inning against the New York Mets, tying a major league record by homering in four consecutive at-bats over two games. Higginson, who struck out looking in his next at-bat, became the 23rd player since 1900 to accomplish the feat and the fourth Tiger.

2000s[]

Births[]

Deaths[]

  • 1917 - Al Buckenberger, manager (b. 1862)
  • 1963 - Earl Moseley, pitcher (b. 1884)
  • 1971 - Walt Kinney, pitcher (b. 1893)
  • 1982 - Ray Scarborough, All-Star pitcher (b. 1917)

References[]

  1. Nomo wins seventh straight, hits go-ahead double. Associated Press (2002-07-01). Retrieved on 2006-08-16.
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