This Day in MLB History

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1897 The Chicago Colts (Cubs) of the National League establish the record for most runs scored in a game by one team when they clobber the Louisville Colonels, 36-7. The Cardinals will beat the Phillies 28-6 at Philadelphia's Baker Bowl in 1929 to set the modern NL mark.

1916 Only one baseball is used during the Reds' 9-6 win over the Cubs at Redland Field. There are no home runs or foul balls which land in the stands during the contest

1941 In a doubleheader with the Senators, Joe DiMaggio ties and then breaks the American League's consecutive game-hitting streak of 41 established by George Sisler. In the opener, he knots the record with a double off Dutch Leonard, and in the nightcap, 'the Yankee Clipper' tops the mark with a seventh-inning single against Walt Masterson.

1990 For the first time since 1917 (Hippo Vaughan and Fred Toney), two no-hitters are thrown on the same day when the A's Dave Stewart shuts out the Jays, 5-0 and the Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela blanks the Cardinals, 6-0.

2004 At Bank One Ballpark, Randy Johnson records his 4000th career strikeout, whiffing Padres' third baseman Jeff Cirillo, a fellow USC Trojan, to become the fourth player in major league baseball history to reach the plateau. The 40-year-old Diamondbacks fireballer known as the Big Unit needs fewer innings (3,237 1/3) than Nolan Ryan (3,844 2/3), Roger Clemens (4,151), and Steve Carlton (4,991 1/3) to accomplish the feat.

2012 In the Diamondbacks' 9-3 victory over Milwaukee at Miller Park, Aaron Hill becomes the first modern-era player to hit for the cycle twice in one season since Babe Herman accomplished the feat with the Brooklyn Robins in 1931. Eleven days ago in Seattle, the Arizona second baseman also collected a single, double, triple, and home run in the game.

2015 Joc Pederson becomes the third rookie in major league history to hit 20 home runs before July when he goes deep off Allen Webster in the Dodgers' 10-6 loss to Arizona at Chase Field. The 23 year-old center fielder joins Wally Berger (Braves, 1930) and Albert Pujols (Cardinals, 2001) in accomplishing the feat as a freshman.

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@duke0021520_xbl said in This Day in MLB History:

You should keep on doing this.

I will try, It is the second one I have done,

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These obscure stats and milestones are awesome. It just goes to show you how how rich baseballs history is. You have several very spectacular events all occurring on the same day.

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@duke0021520_xbl said in This Day in MLB History:

You should keep on doing this.

I just posted today's there is more but I do not post all of them just ones I like or are interesting to me