On August 3, —
Baseball is also in mourning after today’s shooting at a supermarket near Tucson, AZ, which leaves 6 persons dead and US representative Gabrielle Giffords among those seriously injured. 9-year-old Christina-Taylor Green, daughter of Los Angeles Dodgers scout John Green and grand-daughter of former player and executive Dallas Green, is one of the victims.
January 8, 2011
Detroit Tigers designated hitter Dmitri Young hits three home runs to lead his team to an 11 – 2 victory over the Kansas City Royals.
April 4, 2005
Play comes to a stop in the bottom of the sixth inning of the Nats game against the Mets when a praying mantis is discovered in the outfield at Nationals Park. The contest continues after New York outfielder Andres Torres carefully picks up the beneficial insect and gently hands it over to a member of the ballpark’s ground crew.
August 19, 2012