On August 20, 1946, the fastball of Cleveland Indians’ ace Bob Feller is clocked at 98.6 miles per hour by a U.S. Army device. The speed of Feller’s fastball surpasses that of Atley Donald, once clocked at 94 miles per hour.
Rick Rhoden of the New York Yankees becomes the first pitcher to start a game as a designated hitter
June 11, 1988
May 31, 1968
The Rockies become the fourth National League team, the only one this century, not to record a shutout during the season.
October 3, 1993