1892 – John J Doyle of Cleveland Spiders is 1st to pinch hit in a baseball game
1906 – Chicago Cubs score 11 in 1st inning, beating NY Giants 19-0
1932 – Pitcher John Quinn, 47, is oldest player to have an extra-base hit (a double) & bat in a run, as the Dodgers beat the Cubs 9-2
1939 – Cleveland Indians sets AL record of 16 inning game without striking out, however lose game 5-4 to NY Yankees
1966 – NY Mets pass up Reggie Jackson to draft Steve Chilcott #1
1970 – Jockey Willie Shoemaker passes Johnny Longden with his 6,033 win
1982 – NY Mets draft Dwight Gooden, Roger McDowell & Randy Myers
1989 – Wayne Gretzky wins his 9th NHL Hart (MVP) Trophy in 10 years
1989 – 1st Baseball game to start outdoors & end indoors, as Toronto Blue Jays stadium closes roof during game at 8:48, & beat Brewers 4-2
1994 – A’s outfielder Rickey Henderson steals his 1,100th career base
1997 – The Detroit Red Wings won their first NHL championship in 42 years. They swept the series with the Philadelphia Flyers.
1998 – The Baltimore Orioles retired Eddie Murray’s #33.