Braves Franchise History
1951 - The Braves sell pitchers Johnny Sain and Lew Burdette to the Yankees.
1971 - The Braves spoil “Ron Santo Day” at Wrigley Field by beating Ferguson Jenkins and the Cubs 4-3. Santo goes 1-for-3 in the game with a run scored.
1983 - The Braves acquire Len Barker in exchange for Rick Behenna, Brett Butler and Brook Jacoby. Barker will go 1-3 with a 3.82 ERA in six starts for Atlanta down the stretch.
1991 - The Braves acquire reliever Alejandro Pena from the Mets in exchange for Tony Castillo and a player to be named later.
1996 - The Braves acquire Denny Neagle from the Pirates in exchange for minor leaguers Ron Wright, Corey Pointer and Jason Schmidt.
2010 - Tim Hudson sets a career hit with 13 strikeouts as the Braves snap a four-game skid with a 12-3 win over the Marlins.
1918 - Tris Speaker is suspended for the remainder of the season because of his assault on umpire Tom Connolly after a dispute at home plate in a game in Philadelphia.
1925 - Kiki Cuyler hits two inside-the-park-home runs to help the Pirates to a win over the Phillies.
1937 - Van Mungo is suspended indefinitely after rejecting the Dodger trainer’s program to cure his sore arm.
1979 - The Dodgers release pitcher Andy Messersmith bringing his 12-year career to an end. Messersmith compiled a career 130-99 record along with a 2.86 ERA.
1987 - Mike Schmidt passes Ted Williams and Willie McCovey with his 522nd career home run in an 8-1 win over the Padres.