On August 8, 1996 — Eddie Murray’s 494th homer moves him ahead of Lou Gehrig to 15th place on the all-time list. The two-run homer in the 6th inning breaks a tie as Baltimore beats the Brewers‚ 6 – 4.
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The Cubs send veteran Bob Rush and two players to the Braves for C Sammy Taylor and P Taylor Phillips.
December 5, 1957
Larry Doby hits three homers in a game as Cleveland beats Washington, 11 – 0. Besides tossing the shutout, Indians hurler Bob Lemon hits a home run. Lemon has now won nine in a row.
August 2, 1950
At Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles brings reliever Larry Sherry in to pitch in the 8th inning with brother Norm Sherry behind the plate. Larry goes two-thirds of an inning and is lifted, and the Dodgers top the Mets, 5 – 4, in 13 innings. The Sherrys are the first brother battery since the Baileys started for the Redlegs in 1959.
June 28, 1962
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