Braves Franchise History
1935 - Babe Ruth hits the final three home runs of his career for the Boston Braves in an 11-7 loss to the Pirates.
2007 - Jamie Moyer beats the Braves for the first time in 20 years and two days which breaks Mike Morgan’s record for the longest stretch between victories against a team in Major League history.
1922 - Babe Ruth throws dirt in the face of umpire George Hildebrand after he was called out while trying to stretch a single into a double. Ruth is ejected and then goes after a fan. He will receive a $500 fine and will be suspended for one game.
1951 - Willie Mays makes his major league debut for the New York Giants while going 0-for-5 at the plate.
1953 - Al Kiner hits his 300th career home run becoming the 12th player to reach that mark.
1964 - Ground is broken on a new stadium for the St. Louis Cardinals which is expected to be ready in time for the 1966 season.
1982 - Ferguson Jenkins strikes out Garry Templeton to record the 3,000th strikeout of his career. Jenkins is the seventh player to ever reach that mark.
1989 - The Seattle Mariners acquire Brian Holman, Gene Harris and Randy Johnson from the Montreal Expos in exchange for Mark Langston and Mike Campbell.