On August 8, 1893 — 1893 – Sam Dungan of Pittsburgh starts the game against Chicago by scoring from first base as George Van Haltren’s wild throw rolls into a rat hole under the grandstand. Pittsburgh finishes up by scoring 5 runs in the top of the 9th and hanging on for a 9 – 8 win.
1998 – Craig Biggio bangs four hits, including his 50th double of the year, during a 5-2 victory over the Pirates. Randy Johnson fans twelve en route to his ninth win in a Houston uniform. The 6-10 Johnson adds a double and a sacrifice bunt in the effort.
October 15, 2019
2005 – The World Champion White Sox finalize the trade with the Diamondbacks which brings starter Javier Vazquez and $4 million dollars to the Windy City. Veteran right-hander Orlando Hernandez, reliever Luis Vizcaino and minor league outfield prospect Chris Young go to Arizona to complete the deal.
December 20, 2005
2016 – The Dodgers re-sign 3B Justin Turner for four years and $64 million. The late-bloomer was the team’s best offensive player in 2016 with 27 homers and 90 RBIs.
December 23, 2016