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.
1998 – The Anaheim Angels sign free agent first baseman Mo Vaughn to a six-year contract, a year longer than the Boston Red Sox were willing to give Vaughn.
November 25, 1998
In the first inning at Detroit’s Comerica Park, Curtis Granderson steals his 20th base of the season to become only the third major leaguer to belong to the 20-20-20-20 club. The Tigers center fielder joins Frank Schulte (1911 – Cubs) and Willie Mays (1957 – Giants) as the only players to record 20 home runs, 20 triples, and 20 doubles, as well as swiping 20 bases in a season.
September 9, 2007
On the day they get to .500, the Mets move into first place for the first time since May 27, a half a game ahead of Pittsburgh in the ‘NL Least’. Thanks to Tom Seaver’s complete-game five-hitter, New York evens its record at 77-77 with a 10-2 victory, the team’s 21st in the last 29 games.
September 21, 1973
Stan Musial tears a muscle and chips a bone swinging at a pitch in the fourth inning against the Phillies at Connie Mack Stadium. The injury will end ‘Stan the Man’s’ consecutive game streak at 894, but by pinch-running in a game which was suspended on July 21st and completed on August 27th, he establishes a new NL mark, officially playing in 895 consecutive contests.
August 22, 1957
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