On June 20, 1967 – The Phillies’ Larry Jackson gives up just one hit, a 2nd-inning double to Tommy Davis, in topping the Mets, 4 – 0.
In a 15 – 4 Tiger mauling of the Yankees, New York catcher Rick Cerone takes the mound. Again, he walks one batter and allows no runs, the second time in three weeks he’s caught and pitched in the same game.
August 9, 1987
The Angels regain 1st place in the AL West by beating the Indians, 9 – 8. California scores five runs in the 8th on three homers, then watches as Cleveland scores four to tie.
August 31, 1979
The Americans score seven runs in the 1st inning, four coming after a third out is disallowed because the umpire had turned to the bench to ask for new baseballs. Boston rolls to an 11 – 4 win over Cleveland.
July 16, 1903
The American League runs its unbeaten streak to 13 games (12 wins and a tie) by defeating the National League, 4 – 3, in the 80th All-Star Game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. The win enables the AL to finish the 2000s without losing any All-Star Game (9-0-1) in the decade, the first time either league has ever accomplished this feat. Carl Crawford of the Rays earns MVP honors by climbing over the left field fence to deprive Brad Hawpe of a home run in the 7th inning.
July 14, 2009