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.

Baseball Reference August 8
National Pastime
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project
Replay The Game