Braves Franchise History
1959 - Hank Aaron hits three two-run home runs at Seals Stadium to lead the Braves to a 13-3 win over the Giants. It is the only three-homer game of Aaron’s career.
1967 - Bob Uecker hits the only grand slam home run of his career to help the Braves to a 9-2 win over the Giants at Candlestick Park.
1974 - The Braves fire manager Eddie Mathews and replace him with Clyde King.
1916 - Rube Foster throws the first no-hitter in the history of Fenway Park in a 2-0 win over the Yankees.
1939 - The Yankees announce Lou Gehrig’s retirement after his diagnosis of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. He will remain with the team and continue to serve as captain.
1950 - Joe DiMaggio records his 2,000th career hit as the Yankees defeat Cleveland 8-2.
1966 - Satchel Paige makes his final professional pitching appearance tossing two innings for the Peninsula Grays against the Greensboro Yankees.
1972 - Bob Gibson moves into first place on the Cardinals’ all-time list for pitcher wins in a 14-3 win over the Padres. The victory is Gibson’s 211th.