Braves Franchise History
1982 - The Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 to extend their winning streak to 13-straight to start the season.
2002 - Rafael Furcal hits three triples to tie the modern major league record as the Braves defeat the Marlins 4-2.
1898 - Phillies pitcher Bill Duggleby hits a grand slam in his first major league at-bat. Bobby Bonds hit a grand slam in his first game, but third at-bat in 1968. Duggleby’s feat won’t be matched until August 31, 2005 when Jeremy Hermida launches a grand slam in his first at-bat for the Marlins.
1955 - The Brooklyn Dodgers defeat the Phillies 14-4 to set a new major league record with their 10th straight victory to start the season. The record will stand until 1981.
1961 - The Minnesota Twins, who are formerly the Washington Senators, play their first home game in Minnesota at Metropolitan Stadium, losing to the new expansion Washington Senators.
1967 - After 737 consecutive games, the Dodgers are rained out for the first time since moving to Los Angeles.
1971 - Willie Stargell homered three times to help the Pirates to a 10-2 win over the Braves. Stargell also homered three times against Atlanta on April 10, and will go on to set a major league record for the most homers in April with 11.
1994 - Eddie Murray homers from both sides of the plate for the 11th time in his career breaking the record set by Mickey Mantle.