On August 1, 1968 — Against the Red Sox, Stan Bahnsen strikes out 12 batters, the most ever by a Yankee rookie, in posting his first major league shutout, 1 – 0. His mark will last 30 years until “El Duque” Hernandez K’s 13 batters. A safe buntby Tom Tresh, a steal and a single by Bill Robinson accounts for the only run off Dave Morehead.
2007 – Corendon Kinheim wins the 2007 Holland Series with a three-game sweep of the Konica Minolta Pioniers. Australian Vaughan Harris allows 1 run in 7 innings in the finale while bad defense continues to plague the Pioniers.
October 7, 2007
Tim Lincecum strikes out his 1,000th batter in the majors. He is the eight pitcher since 1900 to do so within his first five seasons.
June 6, 2011
Brewer owner Bud Selig is selected by the owners to serve as the chairman of the Major League Executive Council, otherwise known as interim commissioner. Baseball will take nearly six years to name a permanent person for the post, and it will select Selig as the game’s ninth chief executive.
September 9, 1992