June 25, 1999: Cardinals’ José Jiménez throws a no-hitter in Arizona

The 1999 SABR convention in Scottsdale, Arizona, included a trip…

July 10, 1999: Matt Franco singles off Mariano Rivera for Mets’ walk-off win

The Mayor’s Trophy games began in 1946 as a way for the three…
Tony Gwynn's 3,000th hit (TRADING CARD DB)

August 6, 1999: Tony Gwynn reaches milestone with 3,000th career hit

On August 6, 1999, at Stade Olympique (Olympic Stadium) in Montréal,…

August 30, 1999: Edgardo Alfonzo plays grand marshal in Mets’ hit parade

Edgardo Alfonzo did what few achieve in New York – be great…

September 11, 1999: Eric Milton no-hits the Angels

Late in the Minnesota Twins’ inaugural season of 1961, the…

September 27, 1999: Tears and cheers: Tiger Stadium hosts final game

“Tonight we must say goodbye. So long old friend. We will miss…

October 2, 1999: Vlad Guerrero impales his 40th home run of season

He was nicknamed Vlad the Impaler, and while he isn’t a bad…

October 3, 1999: Win or go home: Mets stay alive for NL wild card

As September 1999 ended, Bobby Valentine’s New York Mets saw…
Al Leiter (Trading Card DB)

October 4, 1999: Al Leiter, Mets blank Reds in NL wild-card tiebreaker

The New York Mets and the Cincinnati Reds finished the 1999 regular…

October 5, 1999: Back from the brink, resourceful Mets win Game 1 of NLDS

Even though they were making their first postseason appearance…

October 9, 1999: Journeyman Todd Pratt slams Mets into NLCS

On January 26, 1997, the New England Patriots and the Green Bay…