Braves Franchise History
1914 – After being ejected for swearing, Braves shortstop Johnny Evers claims he was talking to the ball and not umpire Mal Eason. He will still receive a three-day suspension.
1935 – The Braves snap a 14-game losing streak with a 6-4 win over the Reds.
1978 – Thirty-eight year old Jim Bouton picks up his first win since 1970 in a 4-1 victory by the Braves over the Giants.
1983 – Nick Esasky’s first inning grand slam off Phil Niekro pushes the Reds to a 6-4 win over the Braves.
1901 – Cy Young records his 30th win of the season with a 12-1 Boston win over Washington.
1915 – Babe Ruth tosses a two-hitter and records two of Boston’s three hits to beat the White sox 2-1 for their seventh win in a row.
1961 – The Cardinals and Cubs set a National League record by using 72 players in a double header. St. Louis sweeps the twin bill winning 8-7 and 6-5 in 11 innings. Ken Boyer goes 7-for-11 on the day and hits for the cycle in the night cap.
1986 – Bo Jackson hits his first major league home run in a 10-3 win over Seattle.
1990 – Ken Griffey Sr and Ken Griffey Jr become the first father/son combo to homer in the same major league game.