April 4, 2001: Hideo Nomo joins elite company with no-hitters in both leagues

In his first start with the Boston Red Sox, Hideo Nomo pitched…

April 8, 2001: CC Sabathia overcomes rocky start in major-league debut

CC Sabathia strode to the mound at Jacobs Field on a bright and…

April 8, 2001: Aramis Ramirez attains liftoff for Pirates with three home runs

Earmarked for greatness during his rapid rise through the Pirates’…
Eric Byrnes (ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS)

April 17, 2001: Blowout at Busch: Diamondbacks blast Cardinals 17-4

Coming into 2001, prognosticators predicted good years for the…

June 3, 2001: White Sox overcome 6-run deficit, win on Konerko’s walkoff blast

Sportswriter Fred Mitchell of the Chicago Tribune called it “one…
Cal Ripken Jr. (Trading Card DB)

July 10, 2001: Cal Ripken Jr. steals the All-Star spotlight in Seattle

The summer of 2001 was a great time to be a Seattle Mariners…

July 13, 2001: Mark Buehrle bests Kerry Wood in battle of young hurlers

A sunny Friday afternoon in July is a perfect day for a baseball…

July 18, 2001: Astros’ Bagwell hits for the cycle in 28-run slugfest

The 2001 All-Star Game featured the game’s best hitters and…

August 5, 2001: Cleveland overcomes 12-run deficit to beat Mariners

Perhaps the greatest story line during the 2001 season was…

August 6, 2001: Boston’s Scott Hatteberg hits into a triple play, then a grand slam

Boston Red Sox catcher Scott Hatteberg had himself quite a night…
José Rijo (TRADING CARD DB)

August 17, 2001: José Rijo returns to the Reds

Going into a night game on Friday, August 17, 2001, the Cincinnati…

September 2, 2001: A near-perfect storm for Yankees’ Mike Mussina

“It was supposed to happen.” — Yankees manager Joe Torre1 It…
Mark Johnson (THE TOPPS COMPANY)

September 17, 2001: Mets win in their first game back after 9/11

“You could see the skyline without the towers. You could see…

September 18, 2001: Yankees return to the field for first game after 9/11

“I told my team, ‘We really don’t know how to deal with…