On July 8, 1976, Randy Jones of the San Diego Padres sets a National League record for most wins by the All-Star break when he posts his 16th victory of the season. The soft-tossing left-hander, who defeats the Chicago Cubs, 6-3, will finish the season with a record of 22-14.
May 13, 1942
Jack “Brakeman” Taylor of the Chicago Cubs sets a major league record by hurling his 187th consecutive complete game
August 9, 1906
July 29, 1973