Braves Franchise History
1914 – Rabbit Maranville hits a 10th inning homer to give the Braves their ninth win in a row with a 5-4 victory over Pittsburgh.
1972 – Hank Aaron homers twice and passes Babe Ruth on the all-time list. The second homer comes in the 10th inning and helps the Braves to a 4-3 win over the Reds.
1973 – Warren Spahn and Roberto Clemente are inducted into the Hall of Fame.
2010 – The Braves retire Tom Glavine’s No. 47 before a game against the Giants. Atlanta will prevail 3-2 in 11 innings.
2020 – After originally announcing that he would sit out the season over health and safety concerns, Nick Markakis changes his mind and returns to the lineup and delivers a walk-off home run in a 4-3 win against the Blue Jays.
1938 – Cincinnati ties a major league record with only one assist in a nine inning game against the Dodgers.
1949 – Luke Appling breaks Rabbit Maranville’s major league record for games as a shortstop when he appears in his 2,154th game.
1961 – Mickey Mantle goes 5-for-9 with three homers and a double for the Yankees in a doubleheader sweep of the Twins.
1967 – Brooks Robinson sets a major league record when he hits into his fourth career triple play.
1969 – Twins manager Billy Martin punches pitcher Dave Boswell who will need 20 stitches. Boswell had been involved in a scuffle with teammate Bob Allison.
1983 – Walt Terrell becomes the first pitcher in five seasons to homer twice in one game.
1987- Goose Gossage earns his 287th career save in a 7-4 win over Atlanta and moves into second place on the all-time list passing Bruce Sutter.
1988 – Goose Gossage becomes the second player in major league history with 300 career saves when he retires one batter in a 7-4 win over the Phillies.
1988 – Jose Canseco becomes the 11th player in major league history to have at least 30 homers and 30 stolen bases in a season.