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

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

September 16, 1924: Cardinals' Jim Bottomley sets single-game record with 12 RBIs

Hall of Famer Jim Bottomley was nicknamed Sunny Jim for his happy…

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…

August 14, 1933: Foxx hits for the cycle, drives in record 9 runs

Four months into another season of mashing American League pitching,…

July 13, 1934: The Babe bashes 700th career home run

Babe Ruth spent 15 years of his 22-year major-league career with…

May 24, 1936: Tony Lazzeri's two grand slams and 11 RBIs

Approximately 8,000 fans paid to enter Shibe Park on Sunday,…

May 31, 1938: Lou Gehrig plays his 2,000th consecutive game

On May 30, 1938, some 81,000 people crammed into Yankee Stadium…

June 21, 1938: Mike Higgins sets record with 12th consecutive hit for Red Sox

On June 19, 1938, Boston Red Sox third baseman Mike “Pinky”…

October 2, 1938: Bob Feller sets new MLB strikeout record, whiffs 18 in loss

The Detroit Tigers concluded their 1938 season with a three-game…

July 4, 1939: Boston's Jim Tabor hits two grand slams at Shibe Park

On July 4, 1939, the Boston Red Sox engaged the Philadelphia…

June 1, 1941: Chuck Aleno's rookie record hitting streak ends

When five Philadelphia Phillies pitchers stopped David Dahl without…

June 16, 1941: DiMaggio ties Yankee record with 29-game hitting streak

Joe DiMaggio was just getting started on “this streak business”1…

July 17, 1941: DiMaggio’s streak stopped at 56 by Cleveland’s stellar defense

On June 1, 1941, Joe DiMaggio hit a ball sharply toward third…

September 28, 1941: With .400 at stake, Williams decides to play

The Red Sox split a Sunday doubleheader with Connie Mack’s…

September 28, 1941: Teddy Ballgame finishes at .406

With their A’s once again mired in the American League cellar,…