On May 16, 1939, the Cleveland Indians and Philadelphia Athletics play the first night game in American League history. A gathering of 15,109 fans watches the contest at Philadelphia’s Shibe Park, which becomes the third major league park to feature lights. The Indians win the historic game, 8-3, in 10 innings.
July 22, 2019
Nolan Ryan of the Texas Rangers becomes the first major league pitcher to reach the 5,000 strikeout mark
August 22, 1989