July 16, 1866: Lipman Pike’s home run record

On July 16, 1866, the Athletics of Philadelphia played a ballgame…

October 26, 1874: Red Stockings' Al Spalding wins 50th game of the season

Charles "Old Hoss" Radbourn posted a 59-12 record for the National…

May 8, 1878: Three in one? Paul Hines' unassisted triple play

The baseball game played on May 8, 1878, between Providence and…

June 25, 1881: George Gore’s theft spree

The Chicago White Stockings were the most powerful team in the…

June 7, 1884: Charlie Sweeney strikes out 19 for Providence

Providence, Rhode Island, was an awfully small city for two egos…

July 28, 1884: Old Hoss Radbourn: 59 or 60 victories?

Two remarkable pitchers powered Providence’s drive toward the…

August 14, 1888: Tim Keefe finally loses and "Casey at the Bat" premieres

The record for consecutive games won by a pitcher in a single…

June 10, 1892: Seven hits in seven tries for Wilbert Robinson

Until Rennie Stennett matched the feat in September of 1975,…

June 19, 1897: Wee Willie Keeler's 44-game hitting streak ends

Presumably due to his size, William Henry “Wee Willie” Keeler…

July 8, 1912: Jimmy Lavender and Cubs halt Rube Marquard's winning streak

Rube Marquard, a 25-year-old southpaw on the New York Giants,…

October 6, 1923: Ernie Padgett's unassisted triple play

In 1923, the National League Braves and the American League Red…

September 30, 1927: Babe Ruth hits record 60th home run

Baseball history is filled with accounts of memorable home runs.…

September 28, 1930: Comeback Cubs prevail as Hack Wilson sets RBI mark

It is often said in sports that records are meant to be broken.…

July 10, 1932: Athletics outlast Indians in 18-inning slugfest

On July 10, 1932, the Philadelphia Athletics played the Cleveland…

July 30, 1933: Dizzy Dean fans 17 Cubs for new modern strikeout record

“[He] pitched with devastating speed, his curves breaking fast…