1907 - Branch Rickey, catcher for the New York Yankees, watched 12 Washington players steal safely in a 16-5 Senators win.
1910 - Joe Tinker of the Chicago Cubs became the first major leaguer to steal home twice in the same game.
1919 - Carl Mays of Boston pitched two complete games against the New York Yankees. The Red Sox won the first game, 2-0, and lost the nightcap, 4-1.
1970 - Pittsburgh swept the Chicago Cubs, 3-2 and 4-1, in the Pirates' final games at Forbes Field.
1984 - Dwight Evans of the Boston Red Sox completed the cycle with a three-run, 11th-inning homer to beat the Seattle Mariners, 9-6.
1986 - Phil Niekro of the Cleveland Indians and Don Sutton of the California Angels became the first 300-game winners to start against each other in this century. Neither Niekro nor Sutton got a decision as the Angels scored six runs in the bottom of the eighth to win, 9-3.
1987 - Mark McGwire homered twice to tie a major league record with five homers over two games, and Steve Ontiveros pitched a two-hitter as the Oakland Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians, 10-0.
1994 - Matt Williams tied Willie Stargell's 1971 N.L. record for home runs before July with his 28th in San Francisco's 7-4 loss to Los Angeles.