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- 1870 - In what is considered by many historians the greatest baseball game of the 19th century, the Cincinnati Red Stockings, baseball's first all-professional team see their winning streak stopped at 89 in a wild 11-inning battle with the Atlantic of Brooklyn team, 8 - 7. The game is tied 5 - 5 after nine innings of play, and the Atlantic players are happy to have a draw but Cincinnati captain Harry Wright insists that the game be played to a decision. The Red Stockings score twice in the 11th inning, but the Atlantic come back with three in their half to win. The game is notable as being the first extra-inning game between professional clubs, and as one of the lowest-scoring games of its day. As is the practice of the day, Atlantic continues to bat after having clinched the game, but no further runs are scored.
- 1876 - George Hall of the Philadelphia Athletics becomes the first major league player to hit for the cycle. He will also become the first player to be banned, along with others, for throwing a 3 1/2 game lead with 12 games to go in 1877.
- 1933 - Lou Gehrig's consecutive game streak stays intact, even though he and Yankees manager Joe McCarthy are thrown out of a game. McCarthy is suspended for three games but not Gehrig, whose streak, now at 1,249, continues.
- 1952 - Boston Braves pitcher Warren Spahn ties the National League record of Jim Whitney with 18 strikeouts in an 15-inning, 3 - 1 loss to the Chicago Cubs. Spahn's home run is the only Braves run. On the same day, Braves scout Dewey Griggs signs Hank Aaron to a contract.
- 1963 - Duke Snider hits his 400th career home run off Bob Purkey to highlight a 10 - 3 triumph by the New York Mets over the Cincinnati Reds at Crosley Field.
- 1965 - Jim Maloney of the Cincinnati Reds no-hits the New York Mets for 10 innings and ties a National League record with 18 strikeouts in an extra-inning game, but loses the game when Johnny Lewis hits a lead-off home run in the 11th inning that gives the Mets a 1 - 0 win.
- 1966 - The Miami Marlins and St. Petersburg Cardinals play the longest game in organized baseball history up to that point, needing 29 innings for Miami to prevail, 4 - 3. The game ends in the early hours of June 15th, after 6 hours and 59 minutes. It remains the longest game ever played without interruption, and only the longest game in baseball history, begun on April 18, 1981 but completed a number of weeks later, has gone more innings since.
- 1969 - Reggie Jackson of the Oakland Athletics collects 10 RBI with two home runs, a double and two singles against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. In the 8th inning, Jackson drives in three runs with a single when he easily could have made second base. Oakland wins, 21 - 7.
- 1974 - At Anaheim Stadium, Nolan Ryan strikes out 19 Boston Red Sox batters in 13 innings, including Cecil Cooper six consecutive times, to help the California Angels to a 4 - 3 victory in 15 innings. Barry Raziano is the winner in two innings of relief and Luis Tiant takes the loss in 14 1/3 innings, after Denny Doyle doubles home Mickey Rivers with the winning run.
- 1978 - Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds has two hits in a 3 - 1 triumph over the Chicago Cubs to start a 44-game hitting streak.
- 1979 - Willie McCovey of the San Francisco Giants hits his 513th home run, off Dennis Lamp, establishing him as the National League all-time left-handed home run leader, but the Chicago Cubs beat the Giants, 8 - 6, at Candlestick Park.
- 1985 - Coming out of retirement, manager Earl Weaver returns to the Baltimore Orioles' dugout, replacing Joe Altobelli. Weaver led Baltimore to four American League titles from 1968 to 1982.
- 1995 - Mike Benjamin goes 6 for 7, setting a major league record with 14 hits in three games, and drives in the winning run in the 13th inning as the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs, 4 - 3. A career .186 hitter in his first six seasons, Benjamin is 14 for 18 in that stretch.
- 1996 - Cal Ripken, Jr. sets a new consecutive games record by playing in his 2,216th consecutive game. The previous mark of 2,215 was held by Hiroshima Carp third baseman Sachio Kinugasa while playing in the Japanese Central League.
- With all 14 interleague games - and one National League game - taking place in NL parks, a designated hitter is not used in a full slate of major league games for the first time since 1972. Visiting pitchers will have plenty of opportunities to swing the bat as there is not a home game scheduled in American League parks for 10 consecutive days.
- Aaron Boone hits a pair of home runs, one in the 9th inning to tie the game and one to win it in the 11th, as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 4 - 3.
- 2003 - Fred McGriff goes 2 for 4 after being activated from the disabled list by the Dodgers. It was his first trip to the DL during his 18-year career.
- Ichiro Suzuki of the Seattle Mariners becomes the third major leaguer since 1900 to reach 1,000 hits in fewer than 700 games when he singles in the bottom of the 1st inning in the Mariners' 3 - 1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. Suzuki's 1,000th hit comes in his 696th game. Chuck Klein reached the mark in 1933 in 683 games, and Lloyd Waner reached it in 1932 in 686 games.
- Chris Carpenter pitches a one-hitter and strikes out 10 to lead the Cardinals to a 7 - 0 win over Toronto.
- 2006 - Steve Finley hits his 300th career home run as the San Francisco Giants beat the host Arizona Diamondbacks, 11 - 4. Finley, who has 316 career stolen bases, becomes the sixth member of the exclusive 300 HR/300 SB club, joining teammate Barry Bonds, his father Bobby Bonds, Andre Dawson, Willie Mays and Reggie Sanders.
- 2009 - The Yakult Swallows set a Nippon Pro Baseball record with hits in 11 straight at-bats in the 6th inning of a 14 - 10 win over the Orix Buffaloes. Norichika Aoki begins the inning with a single off Yoshihisa Hirano. Aaron Guiel, Yuichi Matsumoto, Shinya Miyamoto, Jamie D'Antona, Ryoji Aikawa, Keizo Kawashima, Shinichi Takeuchi and Hiroyasu Tanaka connect for 9 hits in a row, off Hirano and his successors on the mound, Akio Shimizu and Masanobu Okubo. Takashi Kamoshida walks Aoki, then gives up a grand slam to Guiel. Yasushi Iihara pinch-hits for Matsumoto and doubles to run the streak to 11 before Kamoshida retires Miyamoto. Yakult scores 10 runs in the inning and Guiel finishes the day with 6 RBI.
- Nippon Pro Baseball decides to adopt the Mizuno ball for use by all teams next season. This year, as in prior ones, home teams get to decide which ball to use, with four different suppliers being used this season.
- The game between the Blue Jays and the Padres in Petco Park is interrupted in the 8th inning by an earthquake that registers 5.9 on the Richter scale. However, as there is no damage, the game resumes after a very brief interruption, with Toronto winning, 6 - 3, behind two homers by John Buck and 3 RBI by Aaron Hill.
- For the first time in over 60 years, two players with 5,000+ career at-bats and a .330+ career average meet in a major league contest - Albert Pujols of the Cards versus Ichiro Suzuki of the Mariners. The last such matchup had occurred in 1942 with Joe Medwick and Paul Waner.
- Justin Verlander comes within 5 outs of pitching his second no-hitter of the season in leading the Tigers into first place in the AL Central with a 4 - 0 win over Cleveland. He strikes out 12 in pitching a two-hit shutout, with Orlando Cabrera's 8th-inning single the first safety of the night against his overwhelming stuff.
- In spite of a stiff back which forces him to leave the game in the 8th inning, Cole Hamels is dominant for the Phillies in earning his 9th win, 9 - 1 over the Marlins, to join teammate Roy Halladay for the National League lead. Hamels is helped by five homers, two-run shots by Ryan Howard, Chase Utley and Jimmy Rollins, and two solo blasts by Domonic Brown. Florida has now lost 11 of its last 12 games.
- 2012 - Rob Cordemans strikes out 9 and allows 3 hits and no runs in 6 2/3 innings as the Amsterdam Pirates beat the Vaessen Pioniers, 10 - 2; Wesley Connor hits a three-run homer. Cordemans gets his 150th Hoofdklasse win, tying Bart Volkerijk for the all-time league record.
- 2014 - Brandon Barnes of the Rockies stuns the Giants with a two-out, two-run inside-the-park homer off Sergio Romo in the 9th inning for a 5 - 4 win. Both of Barnes's long balls this year have been of the inside-the-park variety.
- For the second time in three days, the Pirates and Phillies take a scoreless game into extra innings. Pittsburgh scores the winning run in the bottom of the 11th when Josh Harrison drives in Neil Walker with a two-out single. Earlier in the game, A.J. Burnett and Cole Hamels had locked in a classic duel, but neither pitcher is involved in the decision as the Bucs win their fourth straight, 1 - 0, including three wins by shutout.
- The Nationals' Max Scherzer is dominant in pitching a one-hitter over the Brewers, 4 - 0, as he allows only a pair of baserunners. He sets a new Nats team record for strikeouts in a game with 16.
- Eugen Heilmann becomes the all-time innings pitched leader in Baseball-Bundesliga 1, passing Frank Stattler's mark of 940. Heilmann, pitching for the Paderborn Untouchables, reaches the record against the Hannover Regents.
- 2017 - A gunman opens fire on a Republican congressional baseball team holding an early-morning practice in Alexandria, VA. Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise is among the five persons wounded in the attack, being shot in the hip. Capitol Police officers at the practice return fire and quickly apprehend the shooter, who is mortally wounded in the exchange. The team was preparing for its annual charity game against members of the Democratic party scheduled for later in the week.
- 2018 - Rob Cordemans breaks Bart Volkerijk's all-time Hoofdklasse strikeout record. He whiffs 8 DSS batters in a 4 - 1 win for the L&D Amsterdam Pirates; his last K of the day, Kevin Nieveld, gives him 1,949 strikeouts for his career to top the previous record. He had broken Volkerijk's win record six years earlier.
- 2019 - Jake Bauers of the Indians, hits the third cycle of the season, one day after Shohei Ohtani had hit the second. He completes the feat with a homer in the 8th as Cleveland defeats the Tigers, 13 - 4. Bauers gets two of his hits in the 4th, when the Indians score eight times.
- 2022 - Miles Mikolas of the Cardinals comes within one pitch of putting his name in the history books as he loses a bid for a no-hitter with two outs in the 9th in the second game of a doubleheader against the Pirates. With a 2-2 count, rookie Cal Mitchell drives a curveball over the head of CF Harrison Bader, just out of the reach of his outstretched glove, for a double. Packy Naughton then comes in to record the final out of the 9 - 1 win. The Pirates had scored an unearned run in the 4th on a two-base error by LF Juan Yepez and a ground ball. The Bucs also lose the first game of the twinbill, 3 - 1, and have now lost nine in a row,
- 1847 - Dick McBride, pitcher (d. 1916)
- 1861 - Charlie Buffinton, pitcher, manager (d. 1907)
- 1869 - Harvey Watkins, manager (d. 1949)
- 1870 - Jim Gilman, infielder (d. 1912)
- 1871 - Charles Barrett, scout (d. 1939)
- 1872 - Doc Parker, pitcher (d. 1941)
- 1876 - Mike Donahue, college coach (d. 1960)
- 1881 - Harry Betts, pitcher (d. 1946)
- 1882 - Mike Cunningham, pitcher (d. 1969)
- 1887 - Walt Tragesser, catcher (d. 1970)
- 1889 - Bill Harper, pitcher (d. 1951)
- 1889 - Ray Morgan, infielder (d. 1940)
- 1890 - Jack Reis, pitcher (d. 1939)
- 1891 - Frank Withrow, catcher (d. 1966)
- 1895 - Ike Davis, infielder (d. 1984)
- 1896 - Dennis Graham, outfielder (d. 1967)
- 1898 - Basilio Cueria, infielder/outfielder (d. 1959)
- 1898 - Bill Doran, infielder (d. 1978)
- 1898 - Joe Rue, umpire (d. 1984)
- 1899 - William Pierson, pitcher (d. 1959)
- 1909 - Si Burick, writer and announcer (d. 1986)
- 1909 - Atkins Collins, pitcher (d. 1947)
- 1914 - George Myatt, infielder, manager (d. 2000)
- 1915 - Norman Shope, minor league pitcher and manager (d. 1997)
- 1917 - Philip Brideoake, Australian Baseball Hall of Fame player (d. 1982)
- 1917 - Ray Hoffman, infielder (d. 2008)
- 1917 - Hal Manders, pitcher (d. 2010)
- 1919 - Isamu Fukushi, NPB pitcher (d. 1944)
- 1922 - Luis Báez, Dominican national team outfielder (d. 2012)
- 1922 - Bud Hardin, infielder (d. 1997)
- 1924 - Jane Badini, AAGPBL pitcher (d. 2015)
- 1924 - Bill Hardisty, college coach (d. 2016)
- 1924 - Len Pyne, college coach (d. 2017)
- 1925 - Fenton Mole, infielder (d. 2017)
- 1926 - Don Newcombe, pitcher; All-Star (d. 2019)
- 1928 - Herb Plews, infielder (d. 2014)
- 1928 - Max Ross, minor league catcher (d. 2018)
- 1933 - Jim Constable, pitcher (d. 2002)
- 1935 - Neil Wilson, catcher (d. 2013)
- 1936 - Glen Rosenbaum, minor league pitcher
- 1937 - Johnny Weekly, outfielder (d. 1974)
- 1942 - Juan Rios, infielder (d. 1995)
- 1946 - Donald Trump, President
- 1949 - Gene Depew, college coach (d. 2015)
- 1949 - Fidel Mejía, Dominican national team infielder (d. 2017)
- 1950 - Bill Fahey, catcher
- 1953 - Luis Aponte, pitcher
- 1953 - Mark Lee, pitcher
- 1954 - Takashi Nemoto, NPB pitcher
- 1956 - Mike Grace, infielder
- 1957 - Greg Brock, infielder
- 1957 - Tony Castillo, catcher
- 1960 - Mike Laga, infielder
- 1960 - Pat Larkin, pitcher
- 1962 - Steve Moses, minor league outfielder
- 1966 - Myung-won Jeong, KBO pitcher
- 1966 - Randy Tomlin, pitcher
- 1967 - Jerry Spradlin, pitcher
- 1967 - George Tsamis, pitcher
- 1967 - Brian Turang, outfielder
- 1968 - Nolan Lane, minor league outfielder
- 1968 - Katsuhito Osaka, NPB pitcher
- 1969 - Tom Houk, minor league infielder
- 1971 - Tomonori Maeda, NPB outfielder
- 1971 - Ilia Onokhov, USSR and Russian national team infielder
- 1971 - Elpidio Pinto, Panamanian national team pitcher
- 1974 - Ed Campaniello, minor league outfielder
- 1974 - Evan Thomas, minor league pitcher
- 1975 - Peter Munro, pitcher
- 1976 - Julio Raudez, Nicaraguan national team pitcher
- 1976 - Lester Victoria, minor league pitcher
- 1977 - Kao-Chun Huang, CPBL outfielder
- 1978 - Ricardo Gomez, minor league pitcher
- 1978 - Edgar Gonzalez, infielder
- 1980 - Brian Martin, minor league outfielder
- 1982 - Mike Hollimon, infielder
- 1983 - Gabriel Alfaro, minor league pitcher
- 1984 - Jesus Guzman, infielder
- 1984 - Joo-hwan Na, KBO infielder
- 1985 - Francesco Fuzzi, Italian Baseball League infielder
- 1985 - Michael Jones, minor league infielder
- 1986 - Luke Greinke, minor league pitcher
- 1986 - Tim Smith, minor league outfielder
- 1987 - Jakub Hajtmar, minor league infielder
- 1987 - Ramon Setiyono, Indonesian national team pitcher
- 1988 - Louise Harris, Women's Baseball World Cup pitcher
- 1988 - Austin Hubbard, minor league pitcher
- 1989 - Hector Neris, pitcher
- 1989 - Chase Whitley, pitcher
- 1990 - Trent Baker, minor league outfielder (d. 2016)
- 1990 - Malachi Moore, umpire
- 1990 - Jackson Solarte, minor league pitcher
- 1991 - R.J. Alaniz, pitcher
- 1996 - Tom Cosgrove, pitcher
- 1996 - Lucas Dickman, Bundesliga pitcher
- 1996 - Jose Marte, pitcher
- 1997 - Yohel Pozo, catcher
- 1999 - Diego Rincones, minor league outfielder
- 2000 - Bobby Witt Jr., infielder
- 1918 - George Wheeler, pinch hitter (b. 1881)
- 1926 - Johnny Beall, outfielder (b. 1882)
- 1928 - Con Daily, catcher (b. 1864)
- 1935 - Walt Kuhn, catcher (b. 1884)
- 1937 - Bert Miller, pitcher (b. 1875)
- 1943 - Fred Kommers, outfielder (b. 1886)
- 1949 - Charlie Moran, catcher; umpire (b. 1878)
- 1953 - Harry Williams, writer; minor league executive (b. 1878)
- 1959 - Ed Cotter, infielder (b. 1904)
- 1966 - William Henderson, minor league infielder (b. 1883)
- 1966 - Bill Walker, pitcher; All-Star (b. 1903)
- 1970 - Webbo Clarke, pitcher; All-Star (b. 1928)
- 1973 - Fred Johnson, pitcher (b. 1894)
- 1973 - Twink Twining, pitcher (b. 1894)
- 1980 - Johnny Hodapp, infielder (b. 1905)
- 1982 - Red Evans, pitcher (b. 1906)
- 1983 - Speed Martin, pitcher (b. 1893)
- 1984 - Duke Markell, pitcher (b. 1923)
- 1985 - Don McShane, minor league infielder and manager (b. 1905)
- 1989 - Pat Capri, infielder (b. 1918)
- 1994 - Monte Weaver, pitcher (b. 1906)
- 1996 - Makoto Hosaka, stadium company president; Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame (b. 1910)
- 2005 - Bob Lennon, outfielder (b. 1928)
- 2009 - Raymond Theobald, minor league player (b. 1925)
- 2009 - Hal Woodeshick, pitcher; All-Star (b. 1932)
- 2010 - Oscar Azócar, outfielder (b. 1965)
- 2011 - Gary Grudzinski, minor league pitcher (b. 1962)
- 2012 - Al Brancato, infielder (b. 1919)
- 2018 - Ed Roebuck, pitcher (b. 1931)
- 2020 - Juan Castro, Cuban leagues catcher and manager (b. 1954)
- 2020 - Ed FitzGerald, catcher (b. 1924)
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