July 21, 1975: Joe Torre hits into an NL-record four double plays

The New York Mets surpassed the million-mark in home attendance…

September 16, 1975: Rennie Stennett leads Pirates rout with a record seven hits

While pulling on his gray Pittsburgh road uniform in the visitors’…

August 29, 1977: Lou Brock passes Ty Cobb as MLB's stolen-base king

The St. Louis Cardinals began a three-game set with the San Diego…

September 10, 1980: Expos' Bill Gullickson whiffs rookie-record 18 batters

“I’m not a strikeout pitcher,” said rookie right-hander…

September 26, 1981: Nolan Ryan breaks Koufax's mark with fifth no-hitter

When Nolan Ryan signed on November 19, 1979, what at the time…

August 24, 1983: Tippy Martinez picks off three Blue Jays in one inning

The 25,882 fans who ventured to Memorial Stadium in Baltimore…

September 12, 1984: Mets' Dwight Gooden becomes new rookie strikeout rajah

The New York Mets defense had about as much to do on September…

August 25, 1985: Mets' Dwight Gooden becomes youngest 20-game winner

History was on the verge of being made when Dwight Gooden took…

September 8, 1985: Reds' Pete Rose unknowingly breaks Ty Cobb's hit record

This Sunday-afternoon game in Chicago has a Shakespearean plot.…

September 23, 1986: Eight straight strikeouts for Jim Deshaies

On September 15, 1985, the Houston Astros exchanged pitchers…

May 1, 1991: Rickey Henderson becomes baseball's new stolen base king

The waiting can be interminable, but most milestones that are…

October 6, 1991: Mets' David Cone strikes out 19 in season finale

It was a rough September 1991 for David Cone. The Mets right-hander…

April 8, 1993: Baerga hits two homers in one inning

After a tragic spring training that saw the deaths of Steve…
Greg Maddux (ATLANTA BRAVES)

August 20, 1995: Greg Maddux needs only 88 pitches for two-hit shutout over Cardinals

On a warm Sunday August evening,1 the hot first-place Atlanta…

May 6, 1998: Kerry Wood ties major league record with 20 strikeouts

One of the great things about baseball is that fans never know…

April 23, 1999: Fernando Tatis hits two grand slams in one inning

The 1999 season was barely three weeks old. The visiting St.…