On September 24, 1992, Dave Winfield of the Toronto Blue Jays becomes the oldest major leaguer to reach the 100-RBI mark in a season. The 40-year-old Winfield hits a home run and a double in an 8-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles, increasing his season total to 103
The Giants deal Jim Thorpe to Braves for the waiver price of $1,500. The Olympic star will play only 60 games in Boston and will finish his six-year major league career with a lifetime .252 average
May 21, 1919
The Milwaukee Brewers, after a disappointing 0-4 start on the road, get into the winner’s circle in front of US President George W. Bush, as they beat the Cincinnati Reds 5 – 4, in the first game played at Miller Park. Cincinnati’s Sean Casey hits the park’s first home run, but Richie Sexson’s home run in the 8th inning breaks a 4 – 4 deadlock, giving Milwaukee the victory.
April 6, 2001
Huntington Beach, CA takes the 2011 Little League World Series title with a 2 – 1 walk-off victory over Hamamatsu of Japan. 1B Nick Pratto singles in the winning run with two outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the 6th.
August 28, 2011