On November 21, 1972, Boston Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk becomes the first American Leaguer to win unanimous selection as Rookie of the Year. Fisk batted .293 with 22 home runs and 61 RBIs for Boston.
In the first game of a twin bill, Brooklyn’s third baseman Cookie Lavagetto reaches base seven consecutive times as the Dodgers rout the Phillies, 22-4. The 26-run Shibe Park contest takes only two hours and five minutes to complete.
September 23, 1939
Milwaukee OF Robin Yount gets the 3,000th hit of his career in his team’s 5 – 4 loss to the Indians. He also becomes only the 2nd player in history to record 200 home runs, 200 stolen bases and 100 triples, duplicating Willie Mays’ feat.
September 9, 1992
1908 – Following the Sunday off, Honus Wagner hits doubles in his first two at bats to again lead the Pirates to a 4 – 3 win over New York. Nick Maddox, with relief help from Irv Young, is the winner over Doc Crandall. Both Maddox and Young plunk two Giant batters.
July 27, 1908