Braves Franchise History
1912 – A day after playing 14 innings in a win over St. Louis, the Braves fall to the Pirates 7-6 in 19 innings as Honus Wagner drives in four for Pittsburgh.
1954 – Using a borrowed bat, Joe Adcock hits four homers and a double to set a major league record with 18 total bases in a 15-7 Braves’ win over the Dodgers at Ebbets Field.
1978 – Pete Rose singles off of Phil Niekro to extend his hitting streak to 44 games as the Reds beat the Braves 3-2.
2000 – The Braves acquire outfielder B.J. Surhoff and pitcher Gabe Molina from the Orioles in exchange for outfielder Trenidad Hubbard and two minor leaguers.
2007 – Atlanta acquired first baseman Mark Teixeira and pitcher Ron Mahay in exchange for Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Elvis Andrus, Neftali Feliz, Matt Harrison and Beau Jones.
1916 – Babe Ruth tosses a two-hit shutout for a 6-0 win over the Tigers.
1939 – Using yellow baseballs, The Cardinals beat the Dodgers 5-2 at Sportsman’s Park.
1962 – The National League rejects Commissioner Ford Frick’s proposal for interleague play in 1963.
1981 – The strike ends after a 50 days as the owners and players agree to a pooling system for free agent compensation.