1901 _ Herm McFarland and Dummy Hoy homer in the Chicago White Sox’ 19-9 rout of the Detroit Tigers. The Tigers committed an AL record 12 errors, 10 by the infield, in the loss.
1906 _ John Lush of the Philadelphia Phillies pitched a no-hitter at Brooklyn, beating the Dodgers 6-0.
1912 _ George Sisler, a freshman at Michigan, struck out 20 in seven innings.
1920 _ Joe Oeschger of the Boston Braves and Leon Cadore of the Brooklyn Dodgers each pitched 26 innings in a 1-1 tie, the longest in major league history.
1920 _ Babe Ruth hit his first home run as a Yankee as New York beat Boston 6-0 at the Polo Grounds.
1924 _ Chicago’s Bill Barrett stole home twice, in the first and ninth innings, against the Cleveland Indians.
1927 _ Hod Lisenbee of Washington pitched a shutout in his first major league start, a 6-0 win over Boston.
1944 _ George Myatt of Washington went 6-for-6 as the Senators beat the Boston Braves 11-4.
1959 _ Early Wynn of the Chicago White Sox pitched a one-hitter, struck out 14, and hit a double and home run for a 1-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox at the age of 39.
1969 _ Houston’s Don Wilson beat the Cincinnati Reds with a 4-0 no-hitter at Crosley Field, one day after the Reds’ Jim Maloney no-hit the Astros and nine days after Wilson absorbed a 14-0 pounding by Cincinnati.
1973 _ The San Francisco Giants scored seven runs with two outs in the ninth inning to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-7.
1991 _ Rickey Henderson surpassed Lou Brock as baseball’s career stolen base leader with his 939th steal as the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Yankees 7-4.
1991 _ Nolan Ryan pitched his seventh no-hitter, struck out 16 and shut down the best-hitting team in the majors, as the Texas Rangers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0.
1992 _ The Dodgers postponed a three-game series against Montreal because of rioting in Los Angeles following the Rodney King verdict.