On April 12, 1980, Cecil Cooper and Don Money of the Milwaukee Brewers each hit second inning grand slams against the Boston Red Sox. The base-clearing home runs lead the Brewers to an 18-1 win…
Babe Ruth hits the 139th home run of his career, passing Roger Connor to become baseball’s all-time home run leader. The blast off Bert Cole at Navin Field in Detroit, MI is estimated by some to have traveled upwards of 575 feet, the longest in major league history.
July 18, 1921
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
Merv Rettenmund hits a three-run home run in the 21st inning to give the Padres an 11 – 8 win over the Expos. The two teams combine for a major league-record nine intentional walks (5 for Montreal and 4 for San Diego) in an effort to end the game earlier, but to no avail.
May 21, 1977