Braves Franchise History
1928 – The Braves record 11 hits and three walks, but still can’t push across a run in a 4-0 loss in Philadelphia. They however, will come from behind in the night cap and rally in the 11th for a 4-3 win to split the doubleheader.
1996 – John Smoltz strikes out 13 and picks up his 21st win of the season as the Braves beat the Mets 6-1. Jermaine Dye had a three-run home run for Atlanta.
1997 – Denny Neagle picks up his 20th win of the season as he shuts out the Padres 4-0.
2012 – The Braves record their third straight shutout, beating the Mets 3-0. Paul Maholm picks up the win. Jason Heyward put Atlanta ahead with a solo shot in the fourth inning.
1932 – Babe Ruth is hospitalized with pain in his side. He will be out of action for the next five days.
1954 – The Senators and Athletics draw just 460 fans for the smallest crowd ever at Griffith Stadium. The Senators win 5-4.
1973 – The Rangers fire manager Whitey Herzog and replace him with the recently fired Billy Martin.
1979 – Carl Yastrzemski records three hits to pass Ted Williams on the all-time list for total bases.
1984 – Dwight Gooden sets a National League record for rookies with his 228th strikeout of the season passing Grover Cleveland Alexander who established the record in 1911.
1992 – Commissioner Fay Vincent resigns three days after failing to receive a vote of confidence from the owners at a meeting in Rosemont, Illinois.
2010 – Trevor Hoffman becomes the first pitcher ever with 600 career saves in a 4-2 win over St. Louis.