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1926 – Ted Lyons of the Chicago White Sox threw a no-hitter on the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. The 6-0 victory was achieved in 1 hour and 7 minutes.

1930 – Chick Hafey of the St. Louis Cardinals hit for the cycle and drove in five runs in a 16-6 rout of the Philadelphia Phillies.

1931 – Babe Ruth hit his 600th home run as the Yankees beat the St. Louis Browns 11-7.

1947 – The first Little League World Series was held in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The Williamsport Maynard Midgets won the series.

1972 – Philadelphia’s Steve Carlton had his 15-game winning streak snapped when Phil Niekro and the Atlanta Braves beat the Phillies 2-1 in 11 innings.

1975 – Chicago Cubs pitching brothers Rick and Paul Reuschel combined to pitch a 7-0 shutout against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Rick went 6 innings 1-3 and Paul finished the shutout for the very first by two brothers.

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1982 – Milwaukee pitcher Rollie Fingers became the first player to make 300 career saves as the Brewers beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2.

1986 – Spike Owens had four hits and became the first major league player in 40 years to score six runs in a game as the Boston Red Sox routed the Cleveland Indians 24-5 with an offense of 24 hits.

2007 – Garret Anderson of the Los Angeles Angels had a team-high 10 points in an 18-9 rout of the New York Yankees. Anderson hit a grand slam, a three-run homer, a two-run double and an RBI double to become the 12th player in major league history to have 10 RBIs in a game.

2007 – Arizona’s Mark Reynolds tied the major league record for consecutive strikeouts by a non-pitch when he stoked his ninth consecutive plate appearance in a 7-4 loss to Milwaukee. Reynolds struck on his first two shots against Dave Bush to tie the record. Bush hit Reynolds with a pitch in the sixth, ending the streak.

2011 – Johnny Damon lost a grand slam to a video review in the seventh inning, then hit a game-ending home run in the ninth that lifted the Tampa Bay Rays over the Seattle Mariners 8- 7. Damon connected for a first shot on the ninth on Dan Cortes’ first pitch. The Rays were trailing 5-4 in the seventh when Damon threw a drive to right center field. First ruled a home run, umpires changed the call to a three-run double after a video review.

2015 – Mike Fiers threw the second major league no-hitter in nine days, leading the Houston Astros to a 3-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Never having pitched a full game in his five-year career, Fiers was dominant. He struck out 10 and walked three, striking out the last 21 batters. Proud retired Justin Turner on his 134th pitch to end it.

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