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This Day in Braves History: Hank Aaron hits 450th residence run


Braves Franchise History

1967 – Hank Aaron hits residence run No. 450 towards the Pirates. Roberto Clemente additionally homered within the sport and the Braves fell to the Pirates 5-2.

1988 – Cardinals infielder Jose Oquendo turns into the primary non-pitcher in 20 seasons to earn a call when he permits a two-run double to Ken Griffey within the nineteenth inning of a 7-5 Braves win.

MLB History

1913 – Walter Johnson extends his consecutive scoreless innings streak to a document 56 innings passing the earlier mark of 53 by Jack Coombs.

1916 – Roger Hornsby hits his first main league residence run.

1920 Walter Johnson information his three hundredth win in a 9-8 victory over Detroit.

1940 – Jimmy Foxx hits what’s believed to be the longest residence run within the historical past of Comiskey Park. Foxx’s homer got here off of Johnny Rigney and cleared the left subject roof.

1965 – Carl Yastrzemski hits for the cycle towards the Detroit Tigers.

1967 – Mickey Mantle information the five hundredth residence run of his profession in a 6-5 win over the Baltimore Orioles.

1972 – Willie Mays hits a game-winning residence run in his first sport with the Mets towards his former workforce the San Francisco Giants.

1986 – Reggie Jackson passes Mickey Mantle on the all-time listing together with his 537th profession residence run.

1996 – Dwight Gooden turns into the eighth pitcher in Yankees historical past to throw a no-hitter in a 2-0 win over the Mariners at Yankee Stadium.

2017 – The Yankees retire No. 2 in honor of Derek Jeter and unveil a plaque in Monument Park.

2019 – Chris Sale strikes out 17 hitters in seven innings however is changed as a consequence of a excessive pitch depend.


Information for this text was discovered by way of Baseball Reference, NationalPastime.com and Today in Baseball History.

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