- Associated Press - Monday, September 19, 2011

Sept. 20

1902 _ Chicago’s Jim Callaghan tossed the White Sox’s first no-hitter, beating Detroit 2-0.

1908 _ Frank Smith of the Chicago White Sox threw his second career no-hitter for a 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Athletics.

1912 _ The Detroit Tigers snapped Joe Wood’s 16-game win streak with a 6-4 win over the Boston Red Sox.

1924 _ Grover Cleveland Alexander won his 300th game as the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Giants 7-3 in 12 innings.

1958 _ Hoyt Wilhelm of the Baltimore Orioles pitched a 1-0 no-hitter against the New York Yankees at Memorial Stadium, with the only run coming on a home run by Gus Triandos.

1968 _ Mickey Mantle hit his 536th and last home run in the major leagues, a solo shot against Boston’s Jim Lonborg.

1969 _ Bob Moose of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitched a 4-0 no-hitter against the New York Mets at Shea Stadium.

1988 _ Wade Boggs became the first player this century to get 200 hits in six consecutive seasons as the Boston Red Sox pounded Toronto 13-2. Boggs also joined Lou Gehrig as the only players to get 200 hits and 100 walks in three consecutive years.

1992 _ Philadelphia second baseman Mickey Morandini made the first unassisted triple play in the National League in 65 years, the ninth in major league history, in the Phillies’ 3-2, 13-inning loss to Pittsburgh.

1998 _ Cal Ripken took himself out of the starting lineup and did not play in the Baltimore Orioles’ loss to the New York Yankees, ending his consecutive-games streak at 2,632 games. After nearly 16 years, Ripken said he decided the time was right to end the streak, which began May 30, 1982.

2005 _ Colorado tied a franchise record by scoring 20 runs on 23 hits in a 20-1 victory over San Diego. Matt Holliday homered twice and drove in a career-high eight runs, tying a franchise record.

2008 _ Francisco Rodriguez recorded his 60th save in Los Angeles’ 7-3 victory over Texas.

Today’s birthdays: Ian Desmond, 26; Jason Bay, 31.