On August 10, 1953 — 1953 – Bob Porterfield of the Senators has his second one-hitter of the season, as he masters the Red Sox, 2 – 0.
Potomac’s Esix Snead breaks Lenny Dykstra’s Carolina League record of 105 steals by swiping his 106th. Snead has a batting average of .242 and OBA of .338. It’s the 10th time in the last 20 years that a minor leaguer has stolen 100 or more bases in a season.
August 21, 2000
At Candlestick Park, the Giants beat the Cubs 9-8 in a game that began at Wrigley Field. The Chicago contest, interrupted three times by rain, was suspended with a man on first and two out in the top of the eighth inning because of darkness.
July 28, 1978
The Oakland A’s clinch their third consecutive American League West title by beating Kansas City, 5 – 0. Dave Stewart (22-10) goes the distance for the win.
September 25, 1990