1901 - Cleveland pitcher Bock Baker gave up a record 23 singles as the Chicago White Sox beat the Indians 13-1.
1930 - The first night game in organized baseball was played in Independence, Kansas. In a Western Association game, Muskogee defeated Independence 13-3.
1961 - Warran Spahn, at age 40, no hit the San Francisco Giants 1-0 in Milwaukee.
1971 - Hank Aaron connected off Gaylord Perry for his 600th career home run in the Braves 10-inning, 6-5 loss to the San Francisco Giants.
1989 - Ricky Henderson of the Yankees set a major league record when he led off a game with a home run for the 36th time in his career, breaking a tie with Bobby Bonds.