On April 11, 1917, Babe Ruth of the Boston Red Sox pitches a three-hitter in shutting down the New York Yankees on Opening Day. Ruth’s performance marks the start of good things to come. He will win 24 games in 1917, while leading the American League with 35 complete games…
Mel Ott of the New York Giants hits the first National League home run of the season, the 464th of his career.
April 19, 1944
April 11, 1907