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1965 – The rift between owners Roy Hofheinz and R.E. “Bob” Smith reaches its climax when Hofheinz buys out Smith’s remaining shares of the Houston Sports Association. Smith dared the Judge to do it, thinking he couldn’t come up with the funds but Hofheinz put the money together, breaking Smith’s heart. On the field, the road-weary Astros lose in St. Louis, 9-4.

1965 – The rift between owners Roy Hofheinz and R.E. “Bob” Smith reaches its climax when Hofheinz buys out Smith’s remaining shares of the Houston Sports Association. Smith dared the Judge to do it, thinking he couldn’t come up with the funds but Hofheinz put the money together, breaking Smith’s heart. On the field, the road-weary Astros lose in St. Louis, 9-4.

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1995 – Houston sweeps a twinbill at Pittsburgh, 6-5 and 5-4. James Mouton singles home Orlando Miller in the ninth to win the opener while Derek Bell caps a 5-for-9 day with a home run and a double to pace the Astros in the nightcap. 

1995 – Houston sweeps a twinbill at Pittsburgh, 6-5 and 5-4. James Mouton singles home Orlando Miller in the ninth to win the opener while Derek Bell caps a 5-for-9 day with a home run and a double to pace the Astros in the nightcap. 

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1991 – Craig Biggio singles home Gerald Young in the tenth for a 2-1 triumph over Los Angeles, sweeping the series and winning their seventh straight. The last-place Astros also turn their second triple play of the season when Mike Simms snares a fly to right by Alfredo Griffin and guns down Mike Sharperson who tried to advance to third. Ken Caminiti fires to Andujar Cedeno to get Stan Javier who was trailing the play. 

1991 – Craig Biggio singles home Gerald Young in the tenth for a 2-1 triumph over Los Angeles, sweeping the series and winning their seventh straight. The last-place Astros also turn their second triple play of the season when Mike Simms snares a fly to right by Alfredo Griffin and guns down Mike Sharperson who tried to advance to third. Ken Caminiti fires to Andujar Cedeno to get Stan Javier who was trailing the play. 

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1979 – Houston sweeps the Braves, 4-3 and 6-2, to move five games ahead of second-place Cincinnati. Atlanta knuckleballer Phil Niekro ties major league marks with four wild pitches in one inning and six for the game. The Astros also set a team record for a nine-inning game by stranding 16 runners in the opener. 

1979 – Houston sweeps the Braves, 4-3 and 6-2, to move five games ahead of second-place Cincinnati. Atlanta knuckleballer Phil Niekro ties major league marks with four wild pitches in one inning and six for the game. The Astros also set a team record for a nine-inning game by stranding 16 runners in the opener. 

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1972 – Lee May tags Juan Marichal for two solo homers while Johnny Edwards adds another during a 6-1 triumph at San Francisco. Jerry Reuss and Fred Gladding share shutout honors with Gladding contributing a sacrifice fly for the game’s final run as well as earning the save. 

1972 – Lee May tags Juan Marichal for two solo homers while Johnny Edwards adds another during a 6-1 triumph at San Francisco. Jerry Reuss and Fred Gladding share shutout honors with Gladding contributing a sacrifice fly for the game’s final run as well as earning the save. 

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Jaime Garcia becomes the first pitcher to make three straight appearances as a starter for three different teams since 1895 when Gus Weyhing started consecutive games for the Phillies, Pirates, and Louisville Colonels. The 31 year-old southpaw has been traded twice July 24, taking the mound for the Braves, Twins, and Yankees in a span of 15 days.

Jaime Garcia becomes the first pitcher to make three straight appearances as a starter for three different teams since 1895 when Gus Weyhing started consecutive games for the Phillies, Pirates, and Louisville Colonels. The 31 year-old southpaw has been traded twice July 24, taking the mound for the Braves, Twins, and Yankees in a span of 15 days.

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Bartolo Colon becomes the first pitcher in the history of the Subway Series to record a victory as a member of both New York clubs when the visiting Mets beats the Bronx Bombers, 4-1. In 2011, Big Bart, in his only season with the Yankees, pitched six strong innings of shutout ball to earn a 5-2 victory over the Big Apple rivals at Citi Field.

Bartolo Colon becomes the first pitcher in the history of the Subway Series to record a victory as a member of both New York clubs when the visiting Mets beats the Bronx Bombers, 4-1. In 2011, Big Bart, in his only season with the Yankees, pitched six strong innings of shutout ball to earn a 5-2 victory over the Big Apple rivals at Citi Field.

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The Salón de la Fama del Béisbol Venezolano announces its first class in almost two years and it is a large one to make up for the time lag. It includes major league infielder Ossie Blanco, Leonel Carrión (a star for the Águilas del Zulia who only made the majors as a coach), journalist Carlos “Carlitos” González, major league infielder Remy Hermoso, executive Antonio Herrera Gutiérrez, 1930s pitcher Balbino Inojosa, 1960s pitcher Julián Ladera, executive Luis Rodolfo Machado, executive Pablo Morales, Venezuelan League founders Carlos Lavaud, Juan Reggeti and Martín Tovar Lange and the 1959 Venezuelan Pan American Games Team (which was the only Venezuelan national team to win a Pan American Games Gold).

The Salón de la Fama del Béisbol Venezolano announces its first class in almost two years and it is a large one to make up for the time lag. It includes major league infielder Ossie Blanco, Leonel Carrión (a star for the Águilas del Zulia who only made the majors as a coach), journalist Carlos “Carlitos” González, major league infielder Remy Hermoso, executive Antonio Herrera Gutiérrez, 1930s pitcher Balbino Inojosa, 1960s pitcher Julián Ladera, executive Luis Rodolfo Machado, executive Pablo Morales, Venezuelan League founders Carlos Lavaud, Juan Reggeti and Martín Tovar Lange and the 1959 Venezuelan Pan American Games Team (which was the only Venezuelan national team to win a Pan American Games Gold).

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Mike Baxter sets a team record and ties a National League mark when he walks five times in a nine-inning game in the Mets’ 6-4 victory over San Diego at Petco Park. Only five of the 25 pitches thrown to the New York right fielder were strikes, with thirteen of the final 14 being out of the strike zone.

Mike Baxter sets a team record and ties a National League mark when he walks five times in a nine-inning game in the Mets’ 6-4 victory over San Diego at Petco Park. Only five of the 25 pitches thrown to the New York right fielder were strikes, with thirteen of the final 14 being out of the strike zone.

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The Cubs complete a four-game sweep of the Pirates with a 7 – 6 win in Pittsburgh, as Carlos Pena, Geovany Soto and Blake DeWitt homer to send the Bucs to their 7th straight defeat. Pirates starter James McDonaldgives up 4 runs in 7 innings and drives in 3 himself, exiting the game with a 6 – 4 lead, but the Cubs rally for three runs in the 8th off four relievers, three of whom fail to record an out.

The Cubs complete a four-game sweep of the Pirates with a 7 – 6 win in Pittsburgh, as Carlos Pena, Geovany Soto and Blake DeWitt homer to send the Bucs to their 7th straight defeat. Pirates starter James McDonaldgives up 4 runs in 7 innings and drives in 3 himself, exiting the game with a 6 – 4 lead, but the Cubs rally for three runs in the 8th off four relievers, three of whom fail to record an out.

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Cliff Lee pitches his 5th shutout of the year in a 3 – 0 Phillies defeat of San Francisco that may well be a preview of the postseason. The Phillies have now won 7 in a row and have pulled to an 8 1/2 game lead in the NL East.

Cliff Lee pitches his 5th shutout of the year in a 3 – 0 Phillies defeat of San Francisco that may well be a preview of the postseason. The Phillies have now won 7 in a row and have pulled to an 8 1/2 game lead in the NL East.

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On the 3rd anniversary of his 500th home run, Alex Rodriguez hits the 600th homer of his career off Toronto’s Shaun Marcum, becoming the youngest player – and only the 7th all time – to reach the milestone. The Yankeeswin, 5 – 1, and with Tampa Bay’s 2 – 1 loss to Minnesota, regain a share of first place in the AL East.

On the 3rd anniversary of his 500th home run, Alex Rodriguez hits the 600th homer of his career off Toronto’s Shaun Marcum, becoming the youngest player – and only the 7th all time – to reach the milestone. The Yankeeswin, 5 – 1, and with Tampa Bay’s 2 – 1 loss to Minnesota, regain a share of first place in the AL East.

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Vicente Padilla throws a two-hit shutout as the Dodgers beat the Padres, 9 – 0. Padilla uses mainly slow breaking balls, including his version of the eephus pitch, to mystify San Diego’s batters, keeping them hitless until one out in the 7th. But it’s not all good news for the Dodgers: before the game, C Russell Martin is placed on the disabled list because of a torn musle in his right hip and will be out for the remainder of the year.

Vicente Padilla throws a two-hit shutout as the Dodgers beat the Padres, 9 – 0. Padilla uses mainly slow breaking balls, including his version of the eephus pitch, to mystify San Diego’s batters, keeping them hitless until one out in the 7th. But it’s not all good news for the Dodgers: before the game, C Russell Martin is placed on the disabled list because of a torn musle in his right hip and will be out for the remainder of the year.

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Exactly three years to the day he hit his 500th round-tripper, Alex Rodriguez eclipses Babe Ruth in becoming the youngest major leaguer to hit 600 career home runs when he blasts a two-run first-inning shot into Monument Park at Yankee Stadium. The 35 year-old Bronx Bomber third baseman is the seventh player in baseball history to reach the milestone.

Exactly three years to the day he hit his 500th round-tripper, Alex Rodriguez eclipses Babe Ruth in becoming the youngest major leaguer to hit 600 career home runs when he blasts a two-run first-inning shot into Monument Park at Yankee Stadium. The 35 year-old Bronx Bomber third baseman is the seventh player in baseball history to reach the milestone.

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The Phillies obtain Mike Sweeney from the Mariners for a player to be named later or cash considerations. The deal is necessitated for Philadelphia when their All-Star first baseman Ryan Howard is put on the disabled list with a severely sprained ankle.

The Phillies obtain Mike Sweeney from the Mariners for a player to be named later or cash considerations. The deal is necessitated for Philadelphia when their All-Star first baseman Ryan Howard is put on the disabled list with a severely sprained ankle.

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Yusmeiro Petit takes a no-hitter into the 8th inning, before combining with Leonel Rosales on a one-hitter for a 6 – 0 Diamondbacks win over Pittsburgh. The win snaps a personal seven-game losing streak for Petit and is the longest outing of his career so far.

Yusmeiro Petit takes a no-hitter into the 8th inning, before combining with Leonel Rosales on a one-hitter for a 6 – 0 Diamondbacks win over Pittsburgh. The win snaps a personal seven-game losing streak for Petit and is the longest outing of his career so far.

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Albert Pujols ends a brief slump with two home runs, including a 10th-inning grand slam, as the Cardinals beat the Mets, 12 – 7. The extra-inning blast comes after Mark DeRosa is plunked by Sean Green with the bases loaded to drive in the go-ahead run; it ties Ernie Banks’s National League record of 5 slams in a season, set in 1955, and is his League-leading 36th homer of the year.

Albert Pujols ends a brief slump with two home runs, including a 10th-inning grand slam, as the Cardinals beat the Mets, 12 – 7. The extra-inning blast comes after Mark DeRosa is plunked by Sean Green with the bases loaded to drive in the go-ahead run; it ties Ernie Banks’s National League record of 5 slams in a season, set in 1955, and is his League-leading 36th homer of the year.

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The Chunichi Dragons beat the Yomiuri Giants, 5 – 1. Going the distance is Masahiro Yamamoto, a week shy of his 43rd birthday. Yamamoto wins his 200th game in Nippon Pro Baseball, the 24th pitcher to do so. He joins the meikyukai. Yamamoto surpasses Kimiyasu Kudoh as the oldest hurler to 200 victories.

The Chunichi Dragons beat the Yomiuri Giants, 5 – 1. Going the distance is Masahiro Yamamoto, a week shy of his 43rd birthday. Yamamoto wins his 200th game in Nippon Pro Baseball, the 24th pitcher to do so. He joins the meikyukai. Yamamoto surpasses Kimiyasu Kudoh as the oldest hurler to 200 victories.

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At the start of the rain delay during the Astros and Cubs game at Wrigley Field, fans are advised to take cover in the concourse due to a tornado warning being issued by the National Weather Service for downtown Chicago. The game resumes in 2 hours, 45 minutes, but approximately an hour later more thunder and lightning and another 39-minute stoppage cause the contest to be called in the bottom of the eighth, with Houston credited with a 2-0 rain-shortened victory.

At the start of the rain delay during the Astros and Cubs game at Wrigley Field, fans are advised to take cover in the concourse due to a tornado warning being issued by the National Weather Service for downtown Chicago. The game resumes in 2 hours, 45 minutes, but approximately an hour later more thunder and lightning and another 39-minute stoppage cause the contest to be called in the bottom of the eighth, with Houston credited with a 2-0 rain-shortened victory.

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During a Brewers’ 6-3 loss to the Reds at Great American Ball Park, first baseman Prince Fielder confronts starting pitcher Manny Parra in the dugout, shoving the hurler twice after an angry exchange of words. The Milwaukee hurler had taken a no-hitter into the fifth, but gave up six runs on four hits and four walks before leaving the game for a pinch hitter in the seventh inning.

During a Brewers’ 6-3 loss to the Reds at Great American Ball Park, first baseman Prince Fielder confronts starting pitcher Manny Parra in the dugout, shoving the hurler twice after an angry exchange of words. The Milwaukee hurler had taken a no-hitter into the fifth, but gave up six runs on four hits and four walks before leaving the game for a pinch hitter in the seventh inning.

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The Mariners stun the Twins with a 10-run seventh inning, coming back from a 6-0 deficit in an eventual 11-6 victory at Safeco Field. With six runs driven in, Raul Ibanez, who hits a grand slam and a two-run single in the frame, establishes a club record for RBIs in one inning, one more than Ken Griffey Jr.’s mark set in 1999.

The Mariners stun the Twins with a 10-run seventh inning, coming back from a 6-0 deficit in an eventual 11-6 victory at Safeco Field. With six runs driven in, Raul Ibanez, who hits a grand slam and a two-run single in the frame, establishes a club record for RBIs in one inning, one more than Ken Griffey Jr.’s mark set in 1999.

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The Mariners stun the Twins with a 10-run seventh inning, coming back from a 6-0 deficit in an eventual 11-6 victory at Safeco Field. With six runs driven in, Raul Ibanez, who hits a grand slam and a two-run single in the frame, establishes a club record for RBIs in one inning, one more than Ken Griffey Jr.’s mark set in 1999.

The Mariners stun the Twins with a 10-run seventh inning, coming back from a 6-0 deficit in an eventual 11-6 victory at Safeco Field. With six runs driven in, Raul Ibanez, who hits a grand slam and a two-run single in the frame, establishes a club record for RBIs in one inning, one more than Ken Griffey Jr.’s mark set in 1999.

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In the second inning of a 3 – 2 loss to the Padres, Barry Bonds hits his 755th career home run to tie Hank Aaron for the all-time record. Bonds’s blast comes off Clay Hensley, who had been suspended for steroid use in 2005.

In the second inning of a 3 – 2 loss to the Padres, Barry Bonds hits his 755th career home run to tie Hank Aaron for the all-time record. Bonds’s blast comes off Clay Hensley, who had been suspended for steroid use in 2005.

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Needing only 14 seasons to accomplish the feat, Alex Rodriguez becomes the 22nd and youngest player (32 years and 8 days) to hit 500 career home runs. The historic three-run homer, off Royals’ starter Kyle Davies, who was recently acquired from the Braves, is hit into the left-field seats at Yankee Stadium, making A-Rod and Mickey Mantle the only two players to reach the milestone in the Bronx.

Needing only 14 seasons to accomplish the feat, Alex Rodriguez becomes the 22nd and youngest player (32 years and 8 days) to hit 500 career home runs. The historic three-run homer, off Royals’ starter Kyle Davies, who was recently acquired from the Braves, is hit into the left-field seats at Yankee Stadium, making A-Rod and Mickey Mantle the only two players to reach the milestone in the Bronx.

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In the second inning at Petco Park in front of a sellout crowd of 42,497 fans, Barry Bonds drives a Clay Hensley fastball over the left-field wall for his 755th home run, tying Hank Aaron’s 33 year-old career home run record. The opposite-field drive, ironically off a pitcher who failed a steroid test as a minor leaguer in 2005, is met with mixed reactions as a few patrons hold up asterisk signs and the crowd responds to the feat with a mixture of cheers and jeers.

In the second inning at Petco Park in front of a sellout crowd of 42,497 fans, Barry Bonds drives a Clay Hensley fastball over the left-field wall for his 755th home run, tying Hank Aaron’s 33 year-old career home run record. The opposite-field drive, ironically off a pitcher who failed a steroid test as a minor leaguer in 2005, is met with mixed reactions as a few patrons hold up asterisk signs and the crowd responds to the feat with a mixture of cheers and jeers.

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In the second inning at Petco Park in front of a sellout crowd of 42,497 fans, Barry Bonds drives a Clay Hensley fastball over the left-field wall for his 755th home run, tying Hank Aaron’s 33 year-old career home run record. The opposite-field drive, ironically off a pitcher who failed a steroid test as a minor leaguer in 2005, is met with mixed reactions as a few patrons hold up asterisk signs and the crowd responds to the feat with a mixture of cheers and jeers.

In the second inning at Petco Park in front of a sellout crowd of 42,497 fans, Barry Bonds drives a Clay Hensley fastball over the left-field wall for his 755th home run, tying Hank Aaron’s 33 year-old career home run record. The opposite-field drive, ironically off a pitcher who failed a steroid test as a minor leaguer in 2005, is met with mixed reactions as a few patrons hold up asterisk signs and the crowd responds to the feat with a mixture of cheers and jeers.

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In the Phillies’ 5-3 victory over the Mets, Chase Utley’s hitting streak ends at 35 consecutive games. Philadelphia’s second baseman, who goes 0-for-5, has the fourth longest stretch in National League history.

In the Phillies’ 5-3 victory over the Mets, Chase Utley’s hitting streak ends at 35 consecutive games. Philadelphia’s second baseman, who goes 0-for-5, has the fourth longest stretch in National League history.

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At age 95, Elden Auker, the last living pitcher to face Babe Ruth, dies of congestive heart failure. The author of Sleeper Cars and Flannel Uniforms, which he wrote when he was ninety, started his major league career in 1931 by striking out Babe Ruth and getting Lou Gehrig to pop out.

At age 95, Elden Auker, the last living pitcher to face Babe Ruth, dies of congestive heart failure. The author of Sleeper Cars and Flannel Uniforms, which he wrote when he was ninety, started his major league career in 1931 by striking out Babe Ruth and getting Lou Gehrig to pop out.

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In the Phillies’ 5-3 victory over the Mets, Chase Utley’s hitting streak ends at 35 consecutive games. Philadelphia’s second baseman, who goes 0-for-5, has the fourth longest stretch in National League history.

In the Phillies’ 5-3 victory over the Mets, Chase Utley’s hitting streak ends at 35 consecutive games. Philadelphia’s second baseman, who goes 0-for-5, has the fourth longest stretch in National League history.

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After the team goes into a free fall from first place, the Orioles fire manager Lee Mazzilli (129-140) and replace him with bench coach Sam Perlozzo on an interim basis. Currently suffering an eight-game losing streak, the Birds have dropped 16 of their last 18 games.

After the team goes into a free fall from first place, the Orioles fire manager Lee Mazzilli (129-140) and replace him with bench coach Sam Perlozzo on an interim basis. Currently suffering an eight-game losing streak, the Birds have dropped 16 of their last 18 games.

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Mike Matheny’s major league errorless streak behind the plate ends when his errant throw allows the runners to advance to second and third base on an infield single. The Cardinals’ catcher hadn’t committed an error since August 2, 2002, a span of 252 games.

Mike Matheny’s major league errorless streak behind the plate ends when his errant throw allows the runners to advance to second and third base on an infield single. The Cardinals’ catcher hadn’t committed an error since August 2, 2002, a span of 252 games.

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Continuing a tradition over a half a century old, the Cardinals announce their new ballpark, scheduled to open in 2006, will also be known as Busch Stadium. In 1953, a month after Anheuser-Busch purchased the Cardinals, the brewery bought Sportsman’s Park, renaming it Busch Stadium, and then kept the name in its new downtown stadium, which opened in 1966, calling the facility Busch Memorial Stadium.

Continuing a tradition over a half a century old, the Cardinals announce their new ballpark, scheduled to open in 2006, will also be known as Busch Stadium. In 1953, a month after Anheuser-Busch purchased the Cardinals, the brewery bought Sportsman’s Park, renaming it Busch Stadium, and then kept the name in its new downtown stadium, which opened in 1966, calling the facility Busch Memorial Stadium.

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Mike Matheny’s major league errorless streak behind the plate ends when his errant throw allows the runners to advance to second and third base on an infield single. The Cardinals’ catcher hadn’t committed an error since August 2, 2002, a span of 252 games.

Mike Matheny’s major league errorless streak behind the plate ends when his errant throw allows the runners to advance to second and third base on an infield single. The Cardinals’ catcher hadn’t committed an error since August 2, 2002, a span of 252 games.

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Continuing a tradition over a half a century old, the Cardinals announce their new ballpark, scheduled to open in 2006, will also be known as Busch Stadium. In 1953, a month after Anheuser-Busch purchased the Cardinals, the brewery bought Sportsman’s Park, renaming it Busch Stadium, and then kept the name in its new downtown stadium, which opened in 1966, calling the facility Busch Memorial Stadium.

Continuing a tradition over a half a century old, the Cardinals announce their new ballpark, scheduled to open in 2006, will also be known as Busch Stadium. In 1953, a month after Anheuser-Busch purchased the Cardinals, the brewery bought Sportsman’s Park, renaming it Busch Stadium, and then kept the name in its new downtown stadium, which opened in 1966, calling the facility Busch Memorial Stadium.

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Continuing a tradition over a half a century old, the Cardinals announce their new ballpark scheduled to open in 2006, will also be known as Busch Stadium. In 1953, a month after Anheuser-Busch purchased the Cardinals, the brewery bought Sportsman’s Park renaming it Busch Stadium and then kept the name in its new downtown stadium which opened in 1966, calling the facility Busch Memorial Stadium.

Continuing a tradition over a half a century old, the Cardinals announce their new ballpark scheduled to open in 2006, will also be known as Busch Stadium. In 1953, a month after Anheuser-Busch purchased the Cardinals, the brewery bought Sportsman’s Park renaming it Busch Stadium and then kept the name in its new downtown stadium which opened in 1966, calling the facility Busch Memorial Stadium.

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Major League Baseball announces a five-year deal, which will generate more than $500 million in revenue, for apparel and headwear global licensing rights. The seven companies involved in the deal include Majestic Athletic, New Era Cap, Twins Enterprises, Nike USA, Dynasty Apparel Industries, Drew Pearson International, and VF Imagewear.

Major League Baseball announces a five-year deal, which will generate more than $500 million in revenue, for apparel and headwear global licensing rights. The seven companies involved in the deal include Majestic Athletic, New Era Cap, Twins Enterprises, Nike USA, Dynasty Apparel Industries, Drew Pearson International, and VF Imagewear.

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Major League Baseball announces a five-year deal, which will generate more than $500 million in revenue, for global licensing rights for apparel and headgear. The seven companies involved in the deal include Majestic Athletic, New Era Cap, Twins Enterprises, Nike USA, Dynasty Apparel Industries, Drew Pearson International and VF Imagewear.

Major League Baseball announces a five-year deal, which will generate more than $500 million in revenue, for global licensing rights for apparel and headgear. The seven companies involved in the deal include Majestic Athletic, New Era Cap, Twins Enterprises, Nike USA, Dynasty Apparel Industries, Drew Pearson International and VF Imagewear.

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In a 4 – 2 Mets win at Arizona, Mark Grace ends the game with a ground ball single, which hits pinch runner David Dellucci for the last out as Dellucci is charged with interference. It’s the D-backs 7th loss in nine games.

In a 4 – 2 Mets win at Arizona, Mark Grace ends the game with a ground ball single, which hits pinch runner David Dellucci for the last out as Dellucci is charged with interference. It’s the D-backs 7th loss in nine games.

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Braves’ 1B Wes Helms drives home a career-high seven runs with a triple and a pair of home runs as Atlanta defeats Milwaukee, 14 – 2. Helms had been hitless in his previous 18 at bats coming in to the game.

Braves’ 1B Wes Helms drives home a career-high seven runs with a triple and a pair of home runs as Atlanta defeats Milwaukee, 14 – 2. Helms had been hitless in his previous 18 at bats coming in to the game.

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    On May 19, 1963 At Dodger Stadium Sandy Koufax fires a 2 hitter to beat Roger Craig and New York Mets 1-0 striking out 5, and walking 1. Craig collected 1 of the 2 Mets hits. Tommy Davis drives in Dodger Hall of Famer Jim Gilliam with their only run in the first inning. More […]
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