On August 12, 1929 — At Boston‚ Guy Bush‚ the National League’s leading pitcher‚ loses his 2nd game‚ bowing as a reliever‚ 4 – 2‚ in 10 innings. Bush has won 16.
1921 – With Cleveland waltzing to a 15 – 1 win over the Yankees, New York hurler Harry Harper, pitching in the 8th, plunks OF Charlie Jamieson in the ribs, Larry Gardner in the arm, and Steve O’Neill in the back. O’Neill throws the ball back at Harper, precipitating a bench-clearing brawl. New York OF Bob Meusel contributes four errors in the game. The Tribe takes over 1st place from the Yankees.
August 25, 1921
In his second major league start, Alexi Ogando pitches seven scoreless innings in a 2 – 0 win over Detroit and ace Justin Verlander as the Rangers improve their best-in-baseball record to 9-1. Ogando has not allowed a run in 13 innings this year. Miguel Cabrera hits his 300th double, becoming the second major leaguer to tally that many before his 28th birthday (Joe Medwick was the first).
April 11, 2011
Dodgers President Walter O’Malley unveils plans for a new stadium in Brooklyn. It will never be built.
December 10, 1953