1905 - Jack McCarthy becomes the second outfielder to complete three double plays in one game when he throws out three Pirates at home, preserving the 2-1 Chicago Cubs victory.
1941 - The Chicago Cubs are the first team to install an organ, with Roy Nelson manning the keyboard. But the Cubs hit sour notes, losing 6-2 to the St. Louis Cardinals.
1961 - Roger Maris hits his first home run of 1961 (off Paul Foytack) and Mickey Mantle adds home runs from both sides of the plate (for the eighth time) as New York wins 13-10 at Tiger Stadium.
1980 - Steve Carlton of the Phillies sets the modern N.L. record with his sixth career one-hitter, a 7-0 shutout of his former team, the Cardinals.
1986 - The game between the Angels and Twins is delayed for nine minutes when strong winds tear a hole in the Metrodome roof, causing suspended lights and speakers to sag toward the field. The roof is reinflated and California rallies for six runs in the ninth to win 7-6.
1990 - Nolan Ryan tied Bob Feller's major league record of 12 one-hitters as the Texas Rangers beat the Chicago White Sox 1-0. Ryan struck out 16 batters as he allowed only Ron Kittle's check-swing single to right field in the second inning.
1995 - Coors Field, the N.L.'s first baseball-only stadium in 23 years, opens in dramatic fashion in Denver. Dante Bichette hits a three-run home run in the 14th inning for an 11-9 win over the Mets.
1997 - Ryne Sandberg breaks Joe Morgan's major league record for home runs by a second baseman with his 267th career blast at the position in a 7-6 Cubs' victory over the Pirates. Sandberg hit the first five home runs of his career as a third baseman before he moved over to second.