On May 7, 2003, A man wanted by the police on drug and parole-violations is apprehended at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. The 24 year-old Westwood man’s cover was blown when his parole officer saw him kissing his girlfriend on the stadium’s scoreboard during Kiss Cam.
The Braves sweep a doubleheader from Pittsburgh, 7 – 4 and 6 – 5, to take a half-game lead over the second-place Redlegs.
June 30, 1957
The Red Sox beat the Browns‚ 3 – 2, and take the American League lead for good; they will finish 14 games ahead of Washington.
June 10, 1912
Brownie stalwart P Ned Garver loses the game because of his mental error against the White Sox. In what would have been the winning run in regulation, Garver is called out for his failure to touch third base when rounding it. He loses, 3 – 2, in 13 innings.
June 30, 1950
2011 – The Mets are swept in a doubleheader for the second time in three days as they go down, 4 – 2 and 4 – 0, to the Atlanta Braves. In the second game, Jair Jurrjens throws seven shutout innings in his return from the disabled list, while Alex Gonzalez is the hero in the opener, hitting two of the Braves’ four solo homers in support of Derek Lowe’s pitching. The Mets have now lost seven in a row.
April 16, 2011