On August 9, 1931 — 1931 – After the White Sox take the opener, 4 – 2, over the Browns, Dick Coffman pitches the Browns to a 1 – 0 win, allowing on a 5th-inning single by John Kerr. Bob Weiland takes the loss.
At Buffalo, NY, Columbus (International League) beats Buffalo, 6 – 5, in 12 innings. Bob Veale of Columbus strikes out 22 Bison batters in nine innings.
August 10, 1962
In his first at-bat in the Little League World Series finale, Lloyd McClendon blasts a three-run homer, prompting the Chinese Taipei manager to order his pitchers to intentionally walk the 12 year-old for the rest of the game. The Gary, Indiana Little Leaguer, the future manager of the Pirates and Mariners, hits five home runs in five at bats, all on the first pitch, and is walked in his other five plate appearances in the three games he plays in the tournament.
August 28, 1971
Tiger shortstop Ed Brinkman commits an error, ending his major league record of 72 games and 331 total chances without making a misplay.
August 5, 1972