Braves Franchise History
1961 - Willie Mays becomes the ninth player in major league history to hit four home runs in a game to help the Giants to a 14-4 win over the Milwaukee Braves.
1985 - Dale Murphy drives in two runs to help the Braves to an 8-4 win over the Reds. Murphy’s 29 RBI in April ties Ron Cey’s major league record.
1997 - The Braves end April with 19 wins and go 12-2 at brand new Turner Field.
2013 - Tim Hudson allows three hits over seven scoreless innings and homers while recording his 200th career win with an 8-1 victory over the Nationals.
1923 - The New York Yankees sign 20-year old Lou Gehrig to a contract that will pay him $2,000 along with a $1,500 bonus.
1946 - Bob Feller tosses his second career no-hitter against the New York Yankees.
1952 - Ted Williams plates his final game before leaving for military duty in Korea. He hits a two-run home run off of Dizzy Trout to help the Red Sox to a 5-3 win over the Tigers.
1958 - Ted Williams becomes the 10th player in major league history with at least 1,000 career extra base hits.
1988 - Dave Winfield drives in two runs to give him 29 for the month of April tying the major league record.
1994 - Blue Jays outfielder Joe Carter finishes April with 31 RBI to set a new major league record. Andres Galarraga drives in 30 runs to establish a new National League record.
2008 - Julio Franco announces his retirement as a player at age 49. He had been playing in the Mexican League and had last played in the majors in 2007.