This date in base­ball

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL -

1929 The St. Louis Car­di­nals scored 10 runs in the first and fifth in­nings in beat­ing the Philadel­phia Phillies, 286, in the sec­ond game of a dou­ble­header. The Car­di­nals had 28 hits and set a Na­tional League record with the 28 runs.

1933 The first ma­jor league All-Star Game was played at Comiskey Park in Chicago. The Amer­i­can League, man­aged by Con­nie Mack, de­feated the Na­tional League, man­aged by John McGraw, 4-2 on Babe Ruth’s two-run home run.

1938 Johnny Van­der Meer, Bill Lee and Mace Brown com­bined to limit the AL to one run and seven hits as the NL won the All-Star Game 4-1 at Cincin­nati’s Crosley Field. Lefty Gomez of the New York Yan­kees suf­fered his first defeat in four All-Star starts.

1942 The AL beat the NL 3-1 in the All-Star Game at the Polo Grounds on first-in­ning home runs by Lou Boudreau of the Cleve­land In­di­ans and Rudy York of the Detroit Tigers. York’s shot came with a man on base.

1949 Walker Cooper of Cincin­nati went 6 for 7, in­clud­ing 3 home runs and drove in 10 runs, against Chicago at Crosley Field. Cooper also had three sin­gles and scored five times to lead the Reds to a 23-4 rout of the Cubs.

1966 Boog Pow­ell of the Bal­ti­more Ori­oles knocked in 11 runs in a dou­ble­header against the Kansas City A’s to tie an AL record. In the first game, Pow­ell hit 2 home runs, in­clud­ing a grand slam, 2 dou­bles and a sac­ri­fice fly to drive in 7 runs as the Ori­oles won 11-0. Pow­ell had four RBI in the night­cap.

1983 On the 50th an­niver­sary of the All-Star Game, Fred Lynn’s grand slam off Atlee Ham­maker, the first in All­Star com­pe­ti­tion, capped a record seven-run third in­ning. The AL also set a one-game record for runs scored in a 13-3 vic­tory that ended an 11-game NL win­ning streak. Chicago’s Comiskey Park was the site, as it was for the first All-Star Game in 1933.

1986 At­lanta’s Bob Horner be­came the 11th player in ma­jor league his­tory to hit four home runs in a game, but it still wasn’t enough to win the game. The Mon­treal Ex­pos pounded the Braves’ pitch­ing staff for an 11-8 vic­tory.

2000 Keith McDon­ald of the St. Louis Car­di­nals be­came the sec­ond player in ma­jor league his­tory to hit home runs in his first two at-bats, con­nect­ing in the sec­ond in­ning of a 12-6 loss to Cincin­nati.

2005 Florida pitch­ers re­tired 28 con­sec­u­tive bat­ters from the third in­ning on and set a team record with 22 strike­outs in a 12-in­ning, 5-4 vic­tory over Mil­wau­kee. A.J.

Bur­nett (North Lit­tle Rock, Cen­tral Arkansas Chris­tian) matched his ca­reer high and the in­di­vid­ual club record with 14 strike­outs in six in­nings.

2009 Chase Ut­ley hit a three-run home run and Shane Vic­torino and Greg Dobbs each had two-run shots dur­ing a 10-run first in­ning, help­ing the Philadel­phia Phillies rout the Cincin­nati Reds 22-1. TO­DAY’S BIRTH­DAYS An­drew Ben­in­tendi (Arkansas Ra­zor­backs), 23; Manny Machado, 25; Nick Goody, 26.

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