On September 8, 1958, Roberto Clemente of the Pittsburgh Pirates ties a modern day record by collecting three triples in a game against the Cincinnati Reds. Clemente’s outburst helps the Pirates to a 4-1 win.
Pete Rose wins a lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service and is awarded a $36,083 tax refund for 1978.
December 22, 1983
The Dodgers trade a player to be named (infielder Tony Abreu) to the Diamondbacks in exchange for starter Jon Garland. The 31 year-old right-hander will post a 3-2 record with a 2.72 ERA in his six late-season starts for the Dodgers, before signing as a free agent with San Diego.
August 31, 2010
1954 – Using a borrowed bat, Dodger killer Joe Adcock hits 4 homers and a double for 18 total bases in the Braves’ 15 – 7 victory at Ebbets Field. The 18 total bases is a major-league mark and, combined with the seven total bases from the day before, gives him a two-day tally of 25. The two-game total ties him with Ty Cobb.
July 31, 1954