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At Dodger Stadium, Mike Piazza ties Carlton Fisk for the most career homers by a catcher as he hits Hideo Nomo’s sixth-inning pitch into the stands for his 351st round-tripper as a backstop. The homer, which was his 362nd overall, moves the Mets’ star past Yankees’ Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio on the all-time list.Read More
The BBWAA elects former Red Sox and White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk and the ‘Big Red Machine’s first baseman Tony Perez to the Hall of Fame
The BBWAA elects former Red Sox and White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk and the ‘Big Red Machine’s first baseman Tony Perez to the Hall of Fame. ‘Pudge’ is selected in his second year of eligibility, and the Reds infielder from Ciego De Avila, Cuba makes it on his ninth try.Read More
In their first year of eligibility, George Brett, Nolan Ryan and Robin Yount are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America
In their first year of eligibility, George Brett, Nolan Ryan and Robin Yount are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Carlton Fisk finishes fourth in the voting, missing election by 43 votes. It is the only time since the first inductees were selected in 1939 that more than two first-timers have made it into Cooperstown in the same year.Read More
Frank Thomas hits three homers for the White Sox, becoming the Sox career home run leader, but Boston wins, 9 – 8. Thomas hits his first two off Tim Wakefield to pass Carlton Fisk (214).Read More
Carlton Fisk of the Chicago White Sox catches his 2,226th major league game, breaking the record held by Bob Boone
On June 22, 1993, On his final day as a professional baseball player, 45 year-old Chicago White...Read More
1987 – Oakland Athletics first baseman Mark McGwire, who hit 49 home runs with 118 RBI, wins the 1987 American League Rookie of the Year Award. McGwire is the second player to win that league’s award unanimously. Carlton Fisk of the Boston Red Sox was the first to do it in 1972.Read More
Ozzie Guillen scores from second base on an infield hit in the 11th to give the White Sox a 6 – 5 victory over the Yankees. Luis Salazar’s slow roller down the first base line is fielded by pitcher Rich Bordi, and with no play at first, Guillen keeps running. In the 7th, the Yankees have two runners thrown out at home on the same play.Read More
Tonight’s game between the White Sox and the Brewers is suspended after 17 innings because of a curfew with the score tied, 3 – 3. It will resume tomorrow and will not find a winner until the 25th inning.
Tonight’s game between the White Sox and the Brewers is suspended after 17 innings because of a curfew with the score tied, 3 – 3. It will resume tomorrow and will not find a winner until the 25th inning.Read More
Shortstop Cal Ripken, Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles is named the Most Valuable Player in the American League
1983 – Shortstop Cal Ripken, Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles is named the Most Valuable Player in the American League. Ripken, who led the league in hits and runs scored, becomes the first major league player to win the MVP and Rookie of the Year awards in back-to-back seasons.Read More
On March 18, 1981 — After being declared a free agent because the Red Sox mailed his contract one...Read More
The Boston Red Sox mail Fred Lynn and Carlton Fisk their new contracts two days after the Basic Agreement’s December 20 deadline. Boston’s blunder make their All-Stars eligible for free agency.
The Boston Red Sox mail Fred Lynn and Carlton Fisk their new contracts two days after the Basic Agreement’s December 20 deadline. Boston’s blunder make their All-Stars eligible for free agency.Read More
high-priced free agent Andy Messersmith separates his shoulder in an exhibition game for the New York Yankees
high-priced free agent Andy Messersmith separates his shoulder in an exhibition game for the New...Read More
8/10/1977: In the bottom of the 7th George Scott hit a ball at Fenway Park that struck the center field wall to the right of the vertical yellow line the separates a homer, if it hits to the right of the line, from a ball in play, so it should have been called a home run. Second base umpire Russ Goetz called the ball in play, however. Scott shouted at Goetz as he rounded second and gave the arm twirling motion for a homer. He legged out a triple on the play but might have had an inside the park homer if he had not complained to the umpire. See the top picture on this page to see the line on the wall (although the Green Monster seats were not there in 1977).Read More
Carlton Fisk of the Boston Red Sox powers a dramatic 12th- inning home run to complete one of the most memorable games in World Series history.
On October 21, 1975, At Fenway Park, on Cincinnati Red’s Pat Darcy’s second...Read More
Boston’s Carlton Fisk and Cincinnati’s Ed Armbrister become involved in a controversial interference non call
On October 14, 1975, At Three Rivers Stadium the Cincinnati Reds take a 2-1 lead in the World...Read More
October 11, 1975 At Fenway Park (Photo) Luis Tiant pitching to Pete Rose in the 1975 World Series....Read More
Down 2 – 1 in the 9th inning, Cincinnati rallies to beat the Boston Red Sox in Game 2 of the World Series, 3 – 2.
1975 – Down 2 – 1 in the 9th inning, Cincinnati rallies to beat the Boston Red Sox in Game 2 of the World Series, 3 – 2.Read More
At Cleveland, Indians OF Leron Lee crashes into Boston C Carlton Fisk, knocking him out of the game. Fisk’s left knee injury is so serious he will not return to action this year, and, with a broken arm sustained in next year’s spring training, will not play until June 1975.Read More
Thurman Munson and Carlton Fisk brawl at Fenway Park. With a 2 – 2 score in the top of the 9th, Munson, attempting to score from third on a missed bunt by Gene Michael, crashes into Fisk and they both come up swinging. Boston wins, 3 – 2, in the bottom of the inning.
Thurman Munson and Carlton Fisk brawl at Fenway Park. With a 2 – 2 score in the top of the 9th, Munson, attempting to score from third on a missed bunt by Gene Michael, crashes into Fisk and they both come up swinging. Boston wins, 3 – 2, in the bottom of the inning.Read More
On April 6, 1973, Ron Blomberg of the New York Yankees becomes the first designated hitter in major league history. In his first plate appearance, Blomberg walks with the bases loaded. He will end up with one hit in three at-bats as the Yankees lose to the Boston Red Sox, 15-5.Read More
Major League Season Recap 1972 World Series – Oakland A’s AL over Cincinnati Reds NL 4 games to 3 World Series MVP – Gene Tenace Babe Ruth Award – Gene Tenace ALCS Oakland A’s over Detroit Tigers 3...Read More
Boston Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk becomes the first American Leaguer to win unanimous selection as Rookie of the Year
On November 21, 1972, Boston Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk becomes the first American Leaguer to...Read More
On October 3, 1972 the Detroit Tigers clinch the division in a strike-shortened season. Billy...Read More
On December 26, 1947, future Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk is born in Bellows Falls, Vermont. Fisk...Read More
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- Luke Appling Leads the White Sox against the Philadelphia A's July 29 1936 Full Radio BroadcastJuly 29, 1936 At Comiskey Park Future Hall of Famer Luke Appling leads the White Sox vs the Philadelphia A's.
- July 26th - Memorable Moments - Bench, DiMaggio, Ruth, Pumpsie GreenRead about these events and much more - https://thisdayinbaseball.com/this-day-in-baseball-july-26/ July 26, 1933 The 61-game hitting streak of the San Francisco Seals' 18-year-old rookie, Joe DiMaggio, is stopped by Ed Walsh, Jr. of the Oakland Oaks. Babe Ruth makes his final public appearance on July 26, 1948. Ruth visited the film premiere of "The Babe […]
- July 8, 1935 All Star Game Full BroadcastOn July 8, 1935 — The American League continues its All-Star Game reign, winning the third event, at Cleveland’s Municipal Stadium, 4 – 1. Jimmie Foxx is the hitting star with a homer and three RBI. The rule that no pitcher can throw more than three innings unless the game goes into extra innings will be instituted after Yankee Lefty Gomez pitches six outstanding innings in the Mid-Summer Classic. […]
- Sandy Koufax takes on the New York Mets June 30, 1962 At LA (partial)On June 30, 1962 With the aid of 13 strikeouts and a Frank Howard home run, Sandy Koufax no-hits Bob Miller and the Mets, 5 – 0 in Los Angeles. Sandy starts off the game by fanning the side on nine pitches in the 1st inning, the first National League pitcher to strike out the side on nine pitches since Brooklyn’s Dazzy Vance, in 1924. It […]
- Final Game at Forbes Field - Full Radio BroadcastOn June 28, 1970, the Pittsburgh Pirates play their final two games at venerable Forbes Field, which opened its doors in 1909. A crowd of over 40,000 watches the Bucs sweep the Chicago Cubs, 3-2 and 4-1. The Pirates pull even with the Mets with the twin bill sweep. Al Oliver hits the final home […]
- Bob Bailey becomes first expo to hit 2 homeruns in a game - Full Radio BroadcastJune 22, 1969, At Wrigley Field, Bob Bailey after missing still recovering from a spring training injury becomes the first Montreal Expo to hit 2 home runs in a game. Bailey took Ted Abernathy deep and Phil Regan in the 8th. Baily’s 8th inning home run gave the Expos a 6-2 lead. The Expos will […]
- Fathers Day June 21, 1964 New York Mets vs Philadelphia Phillies & Jim BunningOn June 21, 1964 On Father’s Day at Shea Stadium, Jim Bunning fans 10, drives in two runs, and pitches the first perfect game (excluding Don Larsen’s 1956 World Series effort and Harvey Haddix’s 1959 extra-inning loss) since Charlie Robertson’s on April 30, 1922. Philadelphia beats the Mets, 6 – 0. Bunning also becomes the first pitcher to win no-hitters in both leagues, and Gus Triandos becomes the first catcher to catch a no-hitter in each […]
- Juan Marichal (San Francisco Giants) vs Bob Gibson (St Louis Cardinals) June 8, 1962 Complete Radio BroadcastOn Friday night on June 8, 1962, At Busch Stadium future Hall of Famers, Juan Marichal (7-4) faces off against Bob Gibson (6-4). the Giants come in 40-17 and the Cardinals a less robust 27-24. The game features additional Hall of Famers - Willie Mays, Willie McCovey, Stan Musial and Orlando Cepeda.
- 1960 06 03 New York Yankees vs Boston Red Sox Complete Radio BroadcastJune 3 1960 Boston Red Sox face New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. Bob Turley squares off against Sox starter Jerry Casale. Hall of Famers Ted Williams, Yogi Berra and Mickey Mantle appear in today's game. The Red Sox come in 9 games under 500, the Yankees at playing dead even 500.
- Game 2 1964 Kansas City A's vs New York Yankees Full BroadcastThis podcast is brought to you by Franchising Connection. If you are in a career transition and are interested in exploring Franchising contact them: www.franchisingconnection.com May 30, 1964 At Yankee Stadium
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- Willie Mays becomes 4th player to hit 3 homeruns in a game twice in same season June 29, 2021
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