On August 1, 1941, Lefty Gomez of the New York Yankees sets a major league record for most walks thrown in a shutout. Gomez walks nine St. Louis Browns, but still wins the game, 9-0.
Cy Acosta of the Chicago White Sox becomes the first American League pitcher to bat in a game since the designated hitter
June 20, 1973
August 29, 1973
September 14, 1978