Baseball Players in History (Part 5)

Events in Sport

Events 401 - 473 of 473

  • 1989-11-20 Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Robin Yount wins AL MVP
  • 1990-04-30 As Met pitcher David Cone argues a call at 1st base, 2 Braves score
  • 1990-05-04 Oriole Gregg Olson sets relief pitcher rec of 41 cons scoreless inns
  • 1990-05-14 46th time opposing pitchers hit HR, Valenzuela (Dodgers)/Gross (Expos)
  • 1990-05-18 Cubs Ryne Sandberg ends 2nd baseman record 123 errorless game streak

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1990-05-22 Deion Sanders becomes involved in a dispute with Chicago White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk, one of the most infamous incidents of Sanders' baseball career

NFL Legend Deion Sanders
NFL Legend
Deion Sanders
  • 1990-06-12 NY Mets beat Chicago Cubs 19-8 at Wrigley Field, Cubs outfielder Doug Dazcenzo pitched a scoreless 9th inning

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1990-07-31 Nolan Ryan becomes 20th major league pitcher to win 300 games

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1990-08-08 Carlton Fisk ties Johnny Bench hitting 327 HRs as a catcher

MLB Catcher Johnny Bench
MLB Catcher
Johnny Bench
  • 1990-08-28 Cub's Ryne Sandberg is 1st 2nd baseman to hit 30 HRs, consecutively
  • 1991-06-18 SF Giant pitcher Dave Dravecky's cancerous left arm is amputated
  • 1991-06-18 Yankee pitchers pick-off 3 Toronto Blue Jays
  • 1991-07-13 Bob Milacki & 3 other Balt Oriole pitchers no-hit A's 2-0
  • 1991-08-02 Mike Jeffcoat is 1st AL pitcher to get an RBI since 1972

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1991-08-28 Red Tom Browning vs Expo Dennis Martínez both perfect game pitcher

MLB Pitcher Dennis Martínez
MLB Pitcher
Dennis Martínez

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1991-09-13 Joe Carter 1st baseball player with 3 consecutive 100 RBI seasons with 3 different teams (Indians, Padres, Blue Jays)

MLB Outfielder Joe Carter
MLB Outfielder
Joe Carter

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1991-11-19 Balt Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken wins his 2nd AL MVP

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • 1991-12-16 Florida Marlins sign their 1st player, 16 year old pitcher Clemente Nunez
  • 1991-12-19 NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe arrested for cocaine possession
  • 1992-03-06 Yankee pitcher Pascual Perez suspended for 1 year due to cocaine
  • 1992-06-08 NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe is banned from baseball for 7th time
  • 1992-08-23 Dennis Eckersley, who previously set record for most consecutive saves (40), is 1st pitcher to record 40 saves in 4 different seasons
  • 1992-09-09 MLB player Robin Yount, is 17th to reach 3,000 hits
  • 1992-11-12 NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe is reinstated for 8th time
  • 1992-12-10 NY Yankees sign free agent pitcher Jimmy Key
  • 1993-06-27 NY Met pitcher Anthony Young loses record 24th straight game
  • 1993-06-28 Carlton Fisk, 45, released by White Sox, as all time leader of most games caught & most HRs by a catcher
  • 1993-07-16 SF outfielder Darren Lewis sets record of 267 consecutive errorless games
  • 1993-07-23 NY Yankee Mark Hutton is 1st Australian to be a starting pitcher, He beats Angels 5-2; Yanks, Red Sox, Blue Jays 3 way tie for 1st
  • 1993-07-29 Cincinnati Reds pitcher Thomas Browning arrested for marijuana possession

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1994-03-03 US Internal Revenue Service investigates baseball player Darryl Strawberry

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1994-06-07 A's outfielder Rickey Henderson steals his 1,100th career base

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • 1994-06-13 Chicago Cub 2nd baseman Ryne Sandberg, retires due to poor play, he forfeits $15.7 million of his $25 million contract
  • 1994-06-28 NY Met Pitcher Dwight Gooden suspended for 60 days due to drug charges
  • 1994-06-30 Giants outfielder Darren Lewis errors after record 392 flawless games
  • 1994-07-28 Baseball players decide to strike on Aug 12, 1994
  • 1994-08-12 Members of the Major League Baseball Players Association strike

Film release premierFilm Premier

1994-12-02 "Cobb" a film about baseball player Ty Cobb, starring Tommy Lee Jones premieres

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • 1995-04-02 Owners accept baseball players proposal, agree to start season 4/26
  • 1995-05-23 47th time opposing pitchers hit HRs, K Foster (Cubs)/M Freeman (Rocks)
  • 1995-06-03 Expos pitcher Pedro Martinez perfect game is broken up in 10th inning as San Diego's Bip Roberts leads off with a double, Mont wins 1-0

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1995-06-16 Marlins outfielder Andre Dawson hits his 400th NL career HR (429)

MLB Star Andre Dawson
MLB Star
Andre Dawson
  • 1995-09-15 Cards shortstop Ozzie Smith sets record of 1,554 double plays

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1996-05-21 Red Sox pitcher Roger Clemens beats Yankees for his 200th win

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens
MLB Pitching Legend
Roger Clemens
  • 1996-05-30 Albert Belle uses a forearm to break up a double play & nearly breaks Brewer 2nd baseman Fernando Vina's nose, Belle gets 2 game suspension
  • 1996-07-15 After 2,216 consecutive games at shortstop, Cal Ripkin goes to 3rd
  • 1996-09-14 NY Met Todd Huntley sets record of 41 HRs by a catcher
  • 1996-09-28 NY Yankee Jim Leyitz is 2nd catcher to wear a hockey mask

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1996-11-05 Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is the unanimous choice as AL Rookie of

Baseball Player Derek Jeter
Baseball Player
Derek Jeter
  • 1996-11-13 Padres third baseman Ken Caminiti is 4th unanimous winner of NL MVP
  • 1997-04-13 48th time opposing pitchers hit HRs, Carlos Perez (Mon)/Darren Holmes

  • 1997-05-09 San Diego Padres retire #35 worn by pitcher Randy Jones

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1997-05-13 Eddie Murray is 6th baseball player to play in 3,000 games

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • 1997-08-19 NY Yank 3rd baseman Wade Boggs pitches a scoreless inning vs Anaheim
  • 1997-11-03 Boston shortstop Nomar Garciaparra is 6th unanimous AL Rookie of Year
  • 1997-11-03 Phillies 3rd baseman Scott Rolen selected unanimous Rookie of Year
  • 1998-01-30 All-Star Fla Marlin catcher Darren Daulton, retires
  • 1999-07-18 New York Yankees' David Cone becomes 15th pitcher to throw a perfect game (6-0 vs Montreal)
  • 2002-07-09 73rd All Star Baseball Game: 7-7 tie when both teams ran out of available pitchers at Miller Park, Milwaukee
  • 2002-09-09 Pitcher Randy Johnson reaches 300 strikeouts for the fifth consecutive season, extending his major league record

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2003-10-14 Fan Steve Bartman deflects the ball away from Chicago Cubs outfielder Moises Alou. Cubs give up eight runs in the inning and lose to the Marlins 8-3, and the Bartman incident is seen as the turning point in the series

MLB Outfielder Moises Alou
MLB Outfielder
Moises Alou
  • 2004-05-18 Arizona Diamondbacks' Randy Johnson becomes 16th pitcher to throw a perfect game (2-0 vs Atlanta)
  • 2004-10-01 Baseball: Seattle Mariners outfielder Ichiro Suzuki gets his 258th hit of the season, breaking George Sisler's 84-year-old single-season record.
  • 2007-12-13 The Mitchell Report is publicly released listing the names of 89 Major League Baseball players that have presumably used anabolic steroids and human growth hormones. Notable players named include Roger Clemens and Miguel Tejada.
  • 2008-06-23 Félix Hernández of the Seattle Mariners hits a grand slam home run against New York Mets, 1st pitcher since Steve Dunning in 1971
  • 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.
  • 2010-05-09 Oakland A's Dallas Braden becomes 19th pitcher to throw a perfect game (4-0 vs Tampa Bay)
  • 2010-05-29 Philadelphia Phillies' Roy Halladay becomes 20th pitcher to throw a perfect game (1-0 vs Florida)
  • 2012-04-21 Chicago White Sox pitcher, Philip Humber, pitches the 21st MLB perfect game against the Seattle Mariners
  • 2012-06-01 New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana pitches a no-hitter against the St. Louis Cardinals
  • 2012-08-15 Seattle Mariners' Felix Hernandez becomes 23rd pitcher to throw a perfect game (1-0 vs Tampa Bay)
  • 2013-08-05 Alex Rodriquez, New York Yankee MLB player, is banned for 211 games for using human growth hormones
  • 2015-06-09 Chris Heston of the San Francisco Giants becomes the first pitcher to throw a no-hitter in the 2015 MLB season

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 2,235

  • 1932-03-25 Woody (Woodson) Held, baseball player
  • 1932-03-27 Wes Covington, baseball player (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1932-06-27 Eddie Kasko, baseball player
  • 1932-09-30 Johnny Podres, American baseball player (d. 2008)
  • 1932-10-02 Maury Wills, baseball shortstop (LA Dodgers, NL MVP 1962)
  • 1933-03-06 Ted Abernathy, American baseball player (d. 2004)
  • 1933-03-20 George Altman, American baseball player
  • 1933-06-02 Jerry Lumpe, American baseball player, born in Lincoln, Missouri, (d. 2014)
  • 1933-06-07 Herb Score, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)
  • 1933-06-16 Ken Johnson, MLB player - 1st pitcher to lose a complete game nine-inning no-hitter, born in West Palm Beach, Florida (d. 2015)
  • 1933-06-29 Bob Shaw, baseball player
  • 1933-07-01 Frank Baumann, baseball player
  • 1933-08-01 Masaichi Kaneda, Japanese baseball player
  • 1933-08-10 Rocky Colavito, baseball player (Hit 4 HRs in a game), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1933-11-04 Tito Francona, American baseball player
  • 1933-11-17 Orlando Peña, Cuban baseball player
  • 1934-01-08 Gene Freese, American baseball player, (d. 2013)
  • 1934-01-28 Bill White, American 1st baseman (Cards), announcer (Yanks) and NL President (1989-1994)
  • 1934-02-05 Henry 'Hank' Aaron, Mobile Alabama, baseball player (record 755 HRs, 1957 NL MVP)
  • 1934-03-08 Marv Breeding, American baseball player (d.2006)
  • 1934-04-01 Rod Kanehl, American baseball player (d. 2004)
  • 1934-04-29 Luis Aparicio, Venezuelan baseball player
  • 1934-05-13 Leon Wagner, baseball player (d. 2004)
  • 1934-06-03 Jim Gentile, MLB player, "Diamond Jim", born in San Francisco

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1934-08-18 Roberto Clemente, Puerto Rican baseball outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Carolina, Puerto Rico (d. 1972)

Baseball Player Roberto Clemente
Baseball Player
Roberto Clemente

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1934-09-10 Roger Maris, American baseball player and HR champion (61 in 1961, AL MVP 1960, 1961), born in Hibbing, Minnesota (d. 1985)

American Baseball Player Roger Maris
American Baseball Player
Roger Maris
  • 1934-11-10 Norm Cash, 1st baseman (Detroit Tigers), born in Eldorado, Texas
  • 1934-12-02 Andre Rodgers, baseball player (d. 2004)
  • 1934-12-19 Al Kaline, baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (Detroit Tigers), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1935-01-26 Bob Uecker, catcher/actor (Mr Belvedere), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1935-03-23 Desmond Pitcher, CEO (Merseyside Development Corporation)
  • 1935-05-22 Ron Piché, Quebec baseball player
  • 1935-07-15 Donn Clendenon, baseball player (d. 2005)
  • 1935-07-21 Moe Drabowsky, baseball player (d. 2006)
  • 1935-07-25 Larry Sherry, American baseball player (d. 2006)
  • 1935-08-13 Mudcat Grant, American baseball player
  • 1935-08-19 Bobby Richardson, SC, 2nd baseman (NY Yankees)
  • 1935-08-27 Ernie Broglio, American baseball player
  • 1935-08-31 Frank Robinson, American baseball player and manager (MVP 1961-NL 1966-AL), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • 1935-09-27 Mamie "Peanut" Johnson, American professional baseball player at 1st female pitcher to play in the Negro Leagues, born in Ridgeway, South Carolina (d. 2017)
  • 1935-10-30 Jim Perry, American baseball player
  • 1935-11-09 Bob Gibson, American baseball pitcher (Cy Young/NL MVP 1968), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1935-12-13 Joe Christopher, American baseball player
  • 1935-12-13 Lindy McDaniel, American baseball player
  • 1935-12-25 Al Jackson, baseball player
  • 1935-12-30 Sandy Koufax, Dodger pitcher (Cy Young '63, '65, '66, perfect-1967)
  • 1936-01-06 Rubén Amaro, Sr., Mexican baseball player (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Nuevo Laredo (d. 2017)
  • 1936-02-08 Cletis Boyer, 3rd baseman (NY Yankees)
  • 1936-05-09 Floyd Robinson, baseball player (White Sox, Reds, A's)
  • 1936-06-29 Harmon Killebrew, baseball player (Minnesota Twins)
  • 1936-07-23 Don Drysdale [Donald Scott], Van Nuys, California, American MLB player (LA Dodgers-Cy Young 1962)
  • 1936-07-31 Vic Davalillo, Venezuelan baseball player, born in Cabimas, Venezuela
  • 1936-08-08 Frank Howard, baseball player (NL Rookie of the Year 1960)
  • 1936-08-09 Julián Javier, American baseball player
  • 1936-09-05 Bill Mazeroski, American MLB 2nd baseman (won 1960 World Series for Pitts), born in Wheeling, West Virginia
  • 1936-09-14 Stan Williams, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees, LA Dodgers)
  • 1936-10-12 Tony Kubek, shortstop (NY Yankees) and sportscaster (NBC-TV, Madison Square Garden), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1936-12-13 J. C. Martin, American baseball player
  • 1936-12-17 Roland Sheldon, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • 1937-02-02 Don Buford, All-Star MLB outfielder
  • 1937-02-09 Clete Boyer, American baseball player (d. 2007)
  • 1937-05-07 Claude Raymond, Quebec baseball player
  • 1937-05-08 Mike Cuellar, baseball player
  • 1937-05-10 Jim Hickman, baseball player (Mets, Dodgers, Cubs), born in Henning, Tennessee (d. 2016)
  • 1937-05-14 Dick Howser, shortstop (Kansas City A's), manager (KC Royals)
  • 1937-05-18 Brooks Robinson, Baltimore Oriole 3rd baseman (1955-77)
  • 1937-07-02 Dick Berardino, baseball player
  • 1937-09-17 Orlando Cepeda, Puerto Rican Major League Baseball player, born in Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • 1937-10-20 Juan Marichal, Hall of Fame baseball pitcher (SF Giants)
  • 1938-01-10 Willie "Stretch" McCovey, 1st baseman (SF Giant #44)
  • 1938-01-18 Curt Flood, American baseball player (d. 1997)
  • 1938-02-07 Juan Pizarro, baseball player
  • 1938-02-18 Manny Mota, Dominican baseball outfielder (LA Dodgers), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 1938-03-02 Donald Schwall, baseball player (1961 AL rookie of year)
  • 1938-05-03 Chris Cannizzaro, American baseball player
  • 1938-05-10 Merritt Ranew, baseball player
  • 1938-06-02 Gene Michael, American baseball shortstop, and general manger (NY Yankees), born in Kent, Ohio (d. 2017)
  • 1938-06-04 Art Mahaffey, baseball player
  • 1938-06-15 Billy Williams, baseball player (Cubs)
  • 1938-06-24 Don Mincher, Huntsville, Alabama, Major League Baseball 1st baseman, (d. 2012)
  • 1938-07-01 Don Pavletich, baseball player
  • 1938-07-01 Craig Anderson, baseball player
  • 1938-07-12 Mickey Stratton, Meriden Ct, softball catcher (Hall of Fame 1969)
  • 1938-07-12 Ron Fairly, American baseball player
  • 1938-09-15 Gaylord Perry, baseball player (1972 AL Cy Young winner)
  • 1938-09-29 Mike McCormick, American MLB baseball pitcher (SF Giants, Cy Young 1967), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1938-11-06 Mack Jones, American baseball player, born in Atlanta (d. 2004)
  • 1938-11-07 James Katt, pitcher/sportscaster (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins)
  • 1938-11-27 Jose Tartabull, baseball player
  • 1938-12-22 Matty Alou, Dominican baseball player
  • 1939-02-18 Dal Maxvill, American baseball player
  • 1939-02-22 Steve Barber, pitcher (Balt Orioles, NY Yankees)

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1939-03-04 Jack Fisher, MLB Pitcher, born in Frostburg, Maryland

MLB Pitcher Jack Fisher
MLB Pitcher
Jack Fisher
  • 1939-03-06 Cookie Rojas, baseball player
  • 1939-03-08 Jim Bouton, pitcher (NY Yankees)/author (Ball Four), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1939-04-01 Phil Niekro, knuckleball pitcher (NY Yankees, Atlanta Braves)
  • 1939-04-18 Von McDaniel, baseball player
  • 1939-05-02 Gates Brown, Crestline, OH, MLB player (Detroit Lions), (d. 2013)
  • 1939-05-09 Herbert Hippauf, baseball player
  • 1939-05-11 Milt Pappas, American baseball pitcher, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2016)

Weddings in Sport

Divorces in Sport

Deaths in Sport

Deaths 401 - 425 of 425

  • 2014-11-13 Alvin Dark, American baseball player & manager, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 92
  • 2014-11-17 Ray Sadecki, American MLB player, dies from blood cancer at 73
  • 2015-02-28 Alex [Alexander] Johnson, American professional baseball player, dies at 72
  • 2015-03-01 Minnie Minoso, Cuban American baseball player (1st black player for White Socks), dies at 92
  • 2015-03-13 Al Rosen, American baseball player (Cleveland Indians) and baseball executive, dies at 91
  • 2015-09-08 Joaquín Andújar, Dominican professional baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), dies at 62

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2015-09-22 Yogi Berra [Lawrence Peter Berra], American baseball catcher, coach and manager (NY Yankees, Mets), dies at 90

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra
  • 2015-10-11 Dean Chance, American baseball pitcher, dies at 74
  • 2015-11-21 Ken Johnson, American MLB player - 1st pitcher to lose a complete game nine-inning no-hitter, dies at 82
  • 2015-12-29 Frank Malzone, American MLB player (Boston Red Sox), dies at 85
  • 2016-01-23 Walt "No-Neck" Williams, American professional baseball player (White Sox), dies at 72
  • 2016-02-17 Tony Phillips, American MLB player (Oakland Athletics), dies at 56
  • 2016-03-23 Joe Garagiola, NFL catcher and sportscaster/host (Today Show), dies at 90
  • 2016-04-19 Milt Pappas, American baseball pitcher, dies at 76
  • 2016-05-21 Jim Ray Hart, American baseball player (Giants), dies at 74
  • 2016-06-25 Jim Hickman, American baseball player (Mets, Dodgers, Cubs), dies at 79
  • 2016-11-23 Ralph Branca, American baseball player (pitched the “Shot Heard Round the World”), dies at 90
  • 2017-03-22 Dallas Green, American baseball manager and pitcher (Phillies, Yankees), dies at 82
  • 2017-03-31 Rubén Amaro, Sr., Mexican baseball player (Philadelphia Phillies), dies at 81
  • 2017-04-06 Bob Cerv, American baseball player (Yankees), dies at 91
  • 2017-05-27 Jim Bunning, American baseball player and politician (pitched a perfect game in 1965, R-KY), dies at 85
  • 2017-07-29 Lee May "The Big Bopper", American Major League Baseball 1st baseman, dies from pneumonia at 74
  • 2017-08-06 Darren Daulton, American baseball player (catcher for the Philadelphia Phillies), dies of brain cancer at 55
  • 2017-09-07 Gene Michael, American baseball shortstop, and general manger (NY Yankees), dies of a heart attack at 79
  • 2017-12-19 Mamie "Peanut" Johnson, American professional baseball player at 1st female pitcher to play in the Negro Leagues, dies from heart complications at 82