Major League Baseball in History (Part 2)

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Event of interestEvent of Interest

1987-09-09 MLB pitcher Nolan Ryan strikes out his 4,500th batter

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • 1987-09-16 Calif's Bob Boone catches record 1,919th major league game
  • 1988-11-05 Japan beats MLB all stars 2-1 in Tokyo (Game 1 of 7)
  • 1988-11-06 Japan & MLB all stars played to a 6-6 draw (Game 2 of 7)
  • 1988-11-07 MLB all stars beats Japan 16-8 (Game 3 of 7)
  • 1988-11-09 MLB All-Star team beat Japan 8-2 in Nishinomya, (Game 4 of 7)
  • 1988-11-10 MLB All-Star team beats Japan 3-1 in Tokyo (Game 5 of 7)
  • 1988-11-12 Japan beats MLB All-Star team 5-4 in Tokyo (Game 6 of 7)
  • 1990-07-29 Boston Red Sox set major league record with 12 doubles in a game
  • 1990-07-31 Nolan Ryan becomes 20th major league pitcher to win 300 games
  • 1991-04-08 Major league umpires & baseball reach a 4-year agreement
  • 1991-06-19 NY Yankee Steve Howe records his 1st major league save since 1987
  • 1991-07-08 Major league umpire Steve Palermo & former NFL defensive lineman Terence Mann were shot trying to help 2 waitresses from being robbed
  • 1991-08-07 Darrin Lewis hits his 1st major league HR
  • 1991-08-17 Royals Warren Cromartie's 1st major league HR since 1983
  • 1993-05-26 In Major League Baseball, Carlos Martinez famously hits a ball off Jose Canseco's head for a home run

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1996-09-18 Roger Clemens ties his own major league record with 20 strikeouts

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens
MLB Pitching Legend
Roger Clemens
  • 1997-03-19 Major League Baseball announces 5 year/$50M deal with Pepsi
  • 1997-05-27 Major league revenue sharing begins, NY Yanks pay out most $28M
  • 1998-05-06 Kerry Wood strikes out 20 Houston Astros to tie the major league record held by Roger Clemens. He threw a one-hitter and did not walk a batter in his 5th career start.
  • 2000-09-19 Ken Griffey, Jr. pinch-hits his 400th home run. The first major leaguer to reach the mark as a pinch-hitter
  • 2002-09-08 Texas Rangers set a major league record by homering in their 26th consecutive game as Texas falls to the Tampa Bay
  • 2002-09-09 Pitcher Randy Johnson reaches 300 strikeouts for the fifth consecutive season, extending his major league record
  • 2007-08-22 The Texas Rangers rout the Baltimore Orioles 30-3, the most runs scored by a team in modern MLB history.
  • 2009-07-23 Mark Buehrle of the Chicago White Sox becomes the 18th pitcher to throw a perfect game in MLB history, defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 5-0.
  • 2010-10-06 Roy Halladay pitches the second no-hitter in MLB Postseason History during Game 1 of the NLDS versus the Cincinnati Reds
  • 2012-04-21 Chicago White Sox pitcher, Philip Humber, pitches the 21st MLB perfect game against the Seattle Mariners
  • 2012-10-28 Pablo Sandoval is named MLB 2012 World Series MVP.
  • 2013-09-20 Alex Rodriquez sets new MLB record with 24 Grand Slam home runs for the New York Yankees
  • 2013-10-23 Boston Red Sox defeat St Louis Cardinals in game 1 of the MLB 2013 World Series
  • 2013-10-24 St Louis Cardinals defeat Boston Red Sox to tie the MLB 2013 World Series 1-1
  • 2013-10-26 St Louis Cardinals defeat Boston Red Sox to lead the MLB 2013 World Series 2-1
  • 2014-10-29 Madison Bumgarner is named MLB 2014 World Series MVP
  • 2014-11-13 Clayton Kershaw & Mike Trout wins the MVP awards in MLB for 2014
  • 2015-06-09 Chris Heston of the San Francisco Giants becomes the first pitcher to throw a no-hitter in the 2015 MLB season
  • 2017-04-26 Gift Ngoepe becomes 1st black African to play in Major League Baseball, for the Pittsburgh Pirates

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