April 8, 1969: Bienvenue to MLB: Montreal Expos win inaugural game

Montreal mayor Jean Drepeau with (from left) John Bateman, Jim…

April 14, 1969: Mack lays claim to Jonesville in Expos' first home opener

Here’s a history lesson. On April 14, 1969, an American laid…

September 25, 1970: Mauch's 70 in '70 prediction comes true

70 in ’70! Most managers get fired for such modest predictions,…

October 2, 1972: Bill Stoneman throws second no-hitter for Expos

On September 28, 1972, the entire country of Canada ceased to…

July 26, 1973: Steve Rogers tosses one-hit shutout to win first MLB game

“He can pitch,” said Montreal Expos skipper Gene Mauch about…

September 17, 1973: Montreal Expos 'stumble onto a pennant race'

During their first four seasons, the Montreal Expos were never…

June 11, 1974: Expos blow up the Big Red Machine

“The Expos exploded in startling fashion,” wrote Ian MacDonald…

April 21-22, 1976: Tim Foli gets on his 'cycle' in Expos' wild win

The Montreal Expos’ 1976 season was a soap opera. Clubhouse…

May 29, 1977: Expos' Larry Parrish goes 5-for-5, hits three consecutive homers

In 1976, Larry Parrish had batted only .232 in 154 games, and…

July 20, 1978: Expos' Chris Speier hits for the cycle

Conspiracy theorists love coincidences. They point out that John…

October 1, 1978: Twenty wins for Ross 'The Boss' Grimsley

Southpaw Ross Grimsley waited until the last inning of the last…

May 29-31, 1979: How 'Bout Them Expos? Sweep of Phillies makes a 'statement'

In football they talk about “statement” games, when Team…

June 17, 1979: Expos go back-to-back-to-back for first time

We all remember our first time. We felt anxious, excited, nervous,…

September 24, 1979: Expos regain first place from Pirates

In 10 years of mostly futile baseball, the Montreal Expos had…

August 12, 1980: Expos turn a triple play vs. lowly Cardinals

The baseball season is long enough that on any given day, a team…

August 24, 1980: Speier, Expos prevail in 'a dumb man's game'

This game featured five future Hall of Famers, yet Montreal Expos…

October 3, 1981: Montreal Expos clinch franchise's first playoff berth

With a 1½-game lead over the St. Louis Cardinals and just two…

October 11, 1981: Steve Rogers leads Expos to NLCS

For Game Five of the 1981 mini-series playoff between the Montreal…

October 16, 1981: Expos' Steve Rogers wins Game 3 of NLCS

Steve Rogers was preparing for a showdown against the Pittsburgh…

September 22, 1982: Chris Speier goes crazy with eight RBIs for Expos

Montreal Expos manager Jim Fanning returned to the dugout on…

April 13, 1984: Pete Rose records his 4,000th major-league hit

As Pete Rose stood on second base, basking in the cheers of the…