On April 18, 1981, Tom Seaver of the Cincinnati Reds notches the 3,000th strikeout of his Hall of Fame career. Seaver fans Keith Hernandez of the St. Louis Cardinals, joining Bob Gibson, Walter Johnson, Gaylord Perry, and Nolan Ryan as members of the exclusive pitching club.
51-year-old Satchel Paige of the Miami Marlins wins a game before the largest crowd in minor league history
August 7, 1956
Jim Perry of the Minnesota Twins becomes the first player to approve of being traded under the new “ten and five” rule
March 27, 1973
September 11, 1956