Baseball History (Part 8)

Events in Sport

Events 701 - 709 of 709

  • 2018-10-26 Longest Baseball World Series game by both innings and time; LA Dodgers beat Boston Red Sox, 3-2 in the 18th inning (7 hours, 20 mins) in Game 3 at Dodger Stadium with Max Muncy walk-off homer
  • 2018-10-27 LA Dodgers beat the Boston Red Sox, 3-2 in Game 3 of baseball's World Series; a record 46 players used by both teams; Boston go on to win 4 games to 1
  • 2018-10-28 Boston Red Sox beats LA Dodgers, 5-1 in Game 5 at Dodger Stadium to win 9th Baseball World Series in franchise history
  • 2019-03-21 Japanese baseball right fielder Ichiro Suzuki finishes his career with a record 4,367 base hits (NPB & MLB) as Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland A's, 5-4 in Tokyo, Japan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019-06-15 Baseball jersey belonging to Babe Ruth becomes most expensive sports memorabilia when it sells for $5.64 million at an auction in New York

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • 2019-07-13 After Atlantic League-MLB partnership rule changes, Southern Maryland Blue Crabs' outfielder Tony Thomas becomes first player in professional baseball history to steal first base in 7-2 win v Lancaster Barnstormers
  • 2019-10-30 Washington Nationals beat Houston Astros, 6-2 in Game 7 at Minute Maid Park, Houston to win first Baseball World Series in franchise history; all 7 games won away from home
  • 2020-01-14 Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora is fired amid Major League Baseball's investigation into sign-stealing by the Houston Astros; Cora was previously the Astros' bench coach before moving to Boston
  • 2020-03-16 Major League Baseball suspends remainder of Spring Training and delays start of regular season in response to coronavirus pandemic; return dependant on recommendations by Centers for Disease Control

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 701 - 774 of 774

  • 1972-11-03 Armando Benitez, Dominican baseball pitcher (NL saves leader 2004; MLB All Star 2003-04), born in Ramón Santana, San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • 1972-11-10 Shawn Green, American baseball outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Des Plaines, Illinois
  • 1973-01-09 Aaron Holbert, American baseball infielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Torrance, California
  • 1973-01-14 Rod Myers, American baseball outfielder (KC Royals), born in Conroe, Texas
  • 1973-01-19 Chris Stynes, American baseball infielder (KC Royals), born in Queens, New York
  • 1973-01-25 Terrell Wade, American baseball pitcher (Atlanta Braves), born in Rembert, South Carolina
  • 1973-01-29 Jason Schmidt, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 2003, 04, 06; Pittsburgh Pirates, SF Giants), born in Lewiston, Idaho
  • 1973-02-05 Laura Espinoza-Watson, American baseball infielder (Silver Bullets), born in Torrance, California
  • 1973-04-12 Antonio Osuna, Mexican baseball pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Sinaloa, Mexico
  • 1973-04-20 Todd Hollandsworth, American baseball outfielder (LA Dodgers), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1973-08-10 Mark Doubleday, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-08-21 Ben Mann, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-08-21 Ismael Valdes, Mexican baseball pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Ciudad Victoria, Mexico
  • 1973-09-23 Grant McDonald, Australian baseball outfielder (Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-11-05 Johnny Damon, American professional baseball outfielder (Kansas City Royals), born in Fort Riley, Kansas
  • 1973-11-09 Fred Lindberg, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales Australia
  • 1973-12-09 Tony Batista, Dominican baseball infielder (Oakland A's), born in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
  • 1973-12-18 Jason Williams, Gonzales LA, baseball infielder (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1973-12-29 Theo Epstein, American baseball executive and President of Baseball Operations, born in NYC, New York
  • 1974-01-11 Warren Morris, American baseball infielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Alexandria, Louisiana
  • 1974-01-17 Guillermo Mercedes, Dominican-American baseball infielder (Texas Rangers), born in La Romana, Dominican Republic
  • 1974-01-19 Amaury Telemaco, Dominican baseball pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in Higüey, Dominican Republic
  • 1974-05-15 A J Hinch, Wavely IA, baseball catcher (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1974-06-15 Scott Tunkin, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996)

Person of interestDerek Jeter

1974-06-26 Derek Jeter, American baseball shortstop (NY Yankees, Rookie of Year 1996), born in Pequannock, New Jersey

Baseball Player Derek Jeter
Baseball Player
Derek Jeter
  • 1974-06-26 Jason Kendall, American baseball catcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in San Diego, California
  • 1974-09-17 Jason Hewitt, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996)
  • 1974-10-28 Braden Looper, American baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Weatherford, Oklahoma
  • 1974-10-29 R A Dickey, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star, NL Cy Young Award, NL strikeout leader 2012; Gold Glove Award 2013; NY Mets, Toronto Blue Jays), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1974-11-07 Kris Benson, American baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Superior, Wisconsin
  • 1974-12-14 Billy Koch, American baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Garden City, New York
  • 1974-12-20 Augie Ojeda, American baseball infielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1975-01-01 Fernando Tatís Sr., Dominican baseball third baseman (MLB record 8 RBI in one inning, 1999; St. Louis Cardinals), born in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • 1975-02-06 Chad Allen, American baseball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1975-04-03 Koji Uehara, Japanese professional baseball pitcher, born in Neyagawa, Osaka, Japan
  • 1975-04-25 Jacque Jones, American baseball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in San Diego, California
  • 1975-05-02 Mark Johnson, baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1975-05-26 Travis Lee, baseball 1st baseman (Olympic bronze 1996), born in San Diego, California
  • 1975-06-28 Chad Green, American baseball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Dunkirk, New York
  • 1975-07-29 Seth Greisinger, American baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • 1975-08-04 Kaipo Spenser, Wailuku HI, baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1975-09-16 Kip Harkrider, American baseball infielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Carthage, Texas
  • 1975-12-02 Mark Kotsay, American baseball outfielder and coach (1,914 MLB games; Florida Marlins, Oakland A's), born in Whittier, California
  • 1975-12-09 Jeff Heath, Canadian baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1941, 43, 45; Cleveland Indians), dies from a heart attack at 60
  • 1975-12-13 Matt LeCroy, American baseball catcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Belton, South Carolina
  • 1976-02-08 Jim Parque, baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Norwalk, California
  • 1976-04-05 Ryan Drese, baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1976-08-03 Troy Glaus, American baseball infielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Tarzana, Los Angeles
  • 1976-08-22 Jim Weaver, American baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1976-09-06 Michael Nakamura, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996), born in Nara, Japan
  • 1977-02-21 Chad Hutchinson, American baseball & football player, born in San Diego, California
  • 1977-09-09 Kyle Snyder, American baseball pitcher, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1978-01-12 Luis Ayala, Mexican baseball pitcher, born in Los Mochis, Mexico
  • 1978-03-01 Ken Harvey, American baseball first baseman (MLB All Star 2004; KC Royals), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1978-09-09 Kurt Ainsworth, American baseball pitcher, born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • 1979-02-09 Akinori Iwamura, Japanese baseball pitcher
  • 1979-07-19 Rick Ankiel, Baseball pitcher/ outfielder
  • 1979-09-11 Frank Francisco, Dominican Major League Baseball pitcher, born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 1981-09-30 Brandon Watson, American baseball
  • 1982-01-31 Yuniesky Betancourt, Cuban baseball shortstop, born in Santa Clara, Cuba
  • 1982-05-29 Kim Tae-kyun, South Korean baseball 1st baseman (KBO Triple Crown 2005, 08), born in Cheonan, South Chungcheong Province
  • 1983-09-09 Edwin Jackson, American baseball pitcher, born in Neu-Ulm, Germany
  • 1983-10-26 Francisco Liriano, Dominican MLB pitcher, born in San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic
  • 1984-12-19 Ian Kennedy, Major League Baseball pitcher
  • 1988-03-01 Yang Hyeon-jong, South Korean baseball pitcher (Korean Series 2009, 2017 [MVP]; KBO MVP 2017; KIA Tigers), born in Gwangju, South Korea
  • 1988-03-01 Trevor Cahill, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 2010; Oakland Athletics), born in Oceanside, California
  • 1988-06-11 Brock Holt, American baseball utility (only player to hit for the cycle in a postseason MLB game, 2018; Boston Red Sox), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1988-11-01 Masahiro Tanaka, Japanese baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 2014, 19; 6×NPB All-Star; NY Yankees), born in Itami, Hyōgo

Person of interestJosé Altuve

1990-05-06 José Altuve, Venezuelan professional baseball second baseman (Houston Astros), born in Maracay, Venezuela

Baseball Star José Altuve
Baseball Star
José Altuve
  • 1991-05-01 Marcus Stroman, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 2019; Gold Glove 2017; Toronto Blue Jays, NY Mets), born in Medford, New York
  • 1992-12-01 Javier Báez, Puerto Rican baseball infielder (MLB All Star 2018-19; Chicago Cubs), born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico
  • 1992-12-02 Gary Sánchez, Dominican baseball catcher (MLB All Star 2017, 19; NY Yankees), born in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
  • 1993-03-01 Michael Conforto, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 2017; New York Mets), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 2001-06-24 Mo'ne Davis, American Little League baseball pitcher, 1st girl to pitch a shutout, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Weddings in Sport


Divorces in Sport


Deaths in Sport