On June 18, 2015 Ned Yost becomes the winningest manager in team history as the Royals defeat his former team, the Brewers, 3 – 2. Yost’s 411th win at the helm moves him past Hall of Famer Whitey Herzog.
Cardinals outfielder Rogers Hornsby hits home runs off Giant hurlers Jesse and Virgil Barnes. The homers served up by the brothers enables the Rajah to set the National League record for round trippers in a season with 42. Rosy Ryan, in relief of Hugh McQuillan, picks up the 10 – 6 Cards win.
September 24, 1922
The A’s Rickey Henderson’s stolen base in the first inning against the Tigers makes the thirty-nine year old the oldest player to steal 50 bases in a season. The veteran outfielder will end the season with a major league-leading 66 stolen bases.
August 14, 1998
Reggie Jackson hits his 400th career home run, off Britt Burns, in the Yankees’ 3 – 1 victory over the White Sox at Yankee Stadium.
August 11, 1980