On June 20, 1973, Cy Acosta of the Chicago White Sox becomes the first American League pitcher to bat in a game since the designated hitter rule went into effect. Acosta comes to bat after DH Tony Muser moves to first base in place of Dick Allen. Acosta strikes out in his one at-bat, which comes in the eighth inning of an 8-3 win over the California Angels.
April 20, 1938
August 18, 1977
Atlanta Braves set a major league record by using five relief pitchers in the ninth inning of their game against the St. Louis Cardinals
July 22, 1968