On May 7, 1917, Boston Red Sox lefthander Babe Ruth outduels Washington Senators star Walter Johnson in a matchup of future Hall of Famers at Griffith Stadium. Ruth helps himself when he knocks in the only run of the Red Sox’ 1-0 victory with on an eighth-inning sacrifice fly.
Phil Niekro of the Cleveland Indians and Don Sutton of the California Angels become the first 300-game winners to face each other during the 20th century
June 28, 1986
Wilbur Wood of the Chicago White Sox starts – and loses – both ends of a doubleheader against the New York Yankees
July 20, 1973
October 1, 1974