On September 14, 1990, Ken Griffey, Jr. and Ken Griffey, Sr. become the first father-and-son combination to hit back-to-back home runs. The Griffeys go deep against California Angels pitcher Kirk McCaskill in the first inning…
he Hall of Fame announces a change in voting rules, as players will now be able to stay on the BBWAA ballot for a maximum of 10 and not 15 years
July 26, 2014
In an exhibition game against the Yankees, 25,000 fans watch the Dodgers play their first game in Ebbets Field. Brooklyn beats New York, 3-2, with Casey Stengel hitting the park’s first home run, an inside-the-parker.
April 5, 1913
Hal Griggs of the Senators gets Ted Williams to ground out, breaking the Red Sox slugger’s streak of reaching first base 16 consecutive times. Williams later homers to win the game, 2 – 1. Williams holds the 20th Century record. For 50 years, it is believed to be the all-time record but research in 2007 will show a 17-appearance streak by Piggy Ward in 1893.
September 24, 1957
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