On June 20, 1978 – Toronto is defeated for the third consecutive game by a Canadian-born pitcher. The Blue Jays lose to John Hiller of Detroit, after having previously tasted defeat at the hands of Ferguson Jenkins and Reggie Clevelandof the Texas Rangers.
1982 – Paul Molitor of the Milwaukee Brewers sets a World Series record by collecting five hits against the St. Louis Cardinals as Brewers starter Mike Caldwell posts a 10 – 0 shutout in Game 1.
October 12, 1982
August 4, 1980
1973 – San Francisco Giants outfielder Gary Matthews, who batted .300 in 145 games, outpolls eight others, receiving 11 of 24 nominations for the National League Rookie of the Year Award.
November 27, 1973
For the 23rd time this season, Diamondback fireballer Randy Johnson strikes out at least 10 batters to tie Nolan Ryan’s 1973 major league record for the most double-digit strikeout games in a season. The tall left-hander whiffs 11 Padres in seven innings in a 5 – 3 victory to bring his season-ending total to 364, which ranks fourth all-time.
September 30, 1999