Braves Franchise History
1928 - The Boston Braves begin a streak of nine consecutive doubleheaders, establishing a new major league record.
2001 - Andruw Jones homers in the ninth to give the Braves a 3-2 win over the Expos in front of just 3,613 fans in the smallest crowd at Olympic Stadium in 17 years.
1913 - Vean Gregg strikes out Ty Cobb three times in a row, but Cobb gets the last laugh by doubling home the winning run in the 12th inning.
1962 - Houston defeats Philadelphia 4-1 in their final meeting of the season. Philadelphia had won all 17 previous contests.
1966 - The Dodgers become the first team in major league history to attract more than two million fans at home and two million on the road.
1978 - In his first major league at-bat, Dorian Boyland strikes out while sitting on the bench. The Pirates rookie is removed with a 1-2 count when the Mets make a pitching change. Pinch-hitter Rennie Stennett takes the third strike.
1981 - In the conclusion of the longest game in Fenway Park history, The Mariners beat the Red Sox 8-7 in 20 innings on Joe Simpson’s run-scoring triple. The game began on September 3, but was suspended after 19 innings.
1985 - Gary Carter homers three times and becomes the 11th player in major league history to hit five home runs in two games.