On November 16, 1988, Jose Canseco of the Oakland A’s becomes the first unanimous winner of the American League’s MVP Award since Reggie Jackson in 1973. In winning the award, Canseco became the first player in major league history to hit 40 home runs and steal 40 bases in the same season.
In his first start since pitching a perfect game, Felix Hernandez of the Mariners surrenders a base hit to Indians lead-off hitter Jason Kipnis, but wins the game, 5 – 1, thanks to Jesus Montero’s three-run homer in the 7th. It is Seattle’s 7th straight win.
August 21, 2012
Hartford edges Cincinnati‚ 5 – 4‚ thanks to a grounder that goes through the legs of 2B Jimmy Hallinan‚ allowing 3 runs to score.
May 23, 1877
1963 – Juan Marichal of the San Francisco Giants pitches a 1 – 0 no-hitter against the Houston Colt .45’s. It is the first Giants no-hitter since Carl Hubbell pitched one in 1929.
October 15, 2019