June 5, 1958 – Willie Mays tries to score, however, he’s thrown out by a beautiful throw from Hank Aaron to Del Crandall. Orlando Cepeda who is watching closely, would win the game a few minutes later. This game was played at Seals Stadium.
On the day they get to .500, the Mets move into first place for the first time since May 27, a half a game ahead of Pittsburgh in the ‘NL Least’. Thanks to Tom Seaver’s complete-game five-hitter, New York evens its record at 77-77 with a 10-2 victory, the team’s 21st in the last 29 games.
September 21, 1973
The Australian Baseball Hall of Fame class of 2015 is announced. The new inductees are Trent Durrington and John Galloway. Durrington was the third Australian position player to make the majors and spent over 1,000 games in the US pro ranks. Galloway was MVP of the 1980 Claxton Shield and later managed two national champions, while also spending several years with the Australian national team.
January 16, 2015
2010 – The Mariners acquire IF Brendan Ryan from St. Louis in return for minor league P Maikel Cleto.
December 12, 2010