Braves Franchise History
1975 – Hank Aaron spoils Nolan Ryan’s bid for a second consecutive no-hitter with a sixth inning single. However, Ryan will allow just one more hit in a 6-0 win.
1986 – Padres manager Steve Boros is ejected before the first pitch of the game when he tries to give umpire Charlie Williams a video tape of a disputed play in the previous night’s 4-2 loss to the Braves.
2019 – The Braves agreed to a one-year, $13 million contract with free agent Dallas Keuchel. He will make 19 starts for Atlanta while posting a 3.75 ERA and a 4.72 FIP in 112 2/3 innings.
1925 – Eddie Collins becomes the sixth major league player to collect 3,000 hits with a double off Walter Johnson of the Senators.
1958 – Ozzie Virgil becomes the first black player to appear in a Detroit Tigers game.
1971 – Willie Mays hits a 12th inning home run off of the Phillies Joe Hoerner. It is his 22nd, and last career extra inning homer.
1991 – Indians outfielder Albert Belle is demoted to the minors for not running out a ground ball in a 2-1 loss to the White Sox.
1992 – Eddie Murray records his 1,510th RBI and passes Mickey Mantle to become the all-time leader among switch-hitters.
2006 – Jason Schmidt matches a Giants franchise record with 16 strikeouts in a 2-1 win over the Marlins.