April 14, 1967: Red Sox's Billy Rohr misses no-hitter by one out in MLB debut

“It’s a big place and I was nervous,” said Boston’s 21-year-old…

April 20, 1967: Mets beat Cubs to give Tom Seaver his first major-league victory

After four years in the National League cellar, the New York…

July 11, 1968: Earl Weaver wins his first game as Baltimore Orioles manager

The managerial move was finally made during the All-Star break.…

April 7, 1969: Dodgers' Bill Singer credited with first official save

A sellout crowd of 30,111 watched their hometown Cincinnati Reds…

April 8, 1969: Baseball returns to Kansas City as Royals win debut

Senator William Stuart Symington of Missouri was a fighter.…

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

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

April 8, 1969: San Diego Padres win inaugural major-league game

The 1969 Padres coaches gather around manager Preston Gomez…

June 22, 1969: Len Boehmer's first hit wins it for Yanks

Len Boehmer spent most of this Sunday afternoon in the New York…

April 7, 1970: Milwaukee Brewers make their debut at County Stadium

It had been a long wait. The last time County Stadium hosted…
Bernie Brewer, circa 2004 (TRADING CARD DB)

August 16, 1970: Bat Day crowd brings the original Bernie Brewer down in Milwaukee

One of baseball’s most beloved and enduring mascots is Milwaukee’s…

September 1, 1971: Pirates field first all-Black lineup in baseball history

Willie Stargell, left, hugs his Pittsburgh Pirates teammate…

April 15, 1972: Rangers throw away their first-ever game

The opening of the 1972 season was unforgettable in many ways,…

March 29, 1973: MLB experiments with Charlie Finley's orange baseballs

In 1963 Kansas City Athletics owner Charlie Finley proposed the…
George Brett (THE TOPPS COMPANY)

August 2, 1973: George Brett makes his debut with Kansas City Royals

In late July of the 1973 season, Royals third baseman Paul Schaal…

April 9, 1974: Padres owner Ray Kroc throws a tirade

The San Diego Padres had not had a good beginning to 1974. They…

April 8, 1975: Frank Robinson debuts as first black manager in major leagues

"It was a tremendous day for me, a day I’ll always remember,…

July 27, 1975: Red Sox double whitewash Yankees in Guidry's debut (Game 2)

With a six-hitter in which he walked just one, Roger Moret pitched…

June 28, 1976: The Bird captivates the nation

Baseball fans throughout the country in 1976 had been hearing…