On April 21, 1963, minor league slugger Rico Carty hits two home runs in one at-bat-but only one counts. Playing in the Northwest League, the Yakima catcher hits a home run, but the blast is negated because time had been called. Carty, a future major league star, proceeds to hit a “legitimate” home run later in the at-bat.
Pawtucket Red Sox and Rochester Red Wings complete the longest game in professional baseball history
June 23, 1981
National Basketball Association star Michael Jordan signs a minor league contract with the Chicago White Sox
February 7, 1994