On September 14, 1978, Jim Bouton of the Atlanta Braves earns his first win in eight seasons. The knuckleballing Bouton, who had retired after the 1970 season, defeats the San Francisco Giants, 4-1. Bouton, who gained fame for penning the controversial book, Ball Four, will never win another game.
September 15, 1979
Cal Ripken, Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles breaks one of baseball’s most famous records. Ripken plays in his 2,131st consecutive game
September 6, 1995
April 22, 1970