Oakland A’s pitcher Vida Blue, in his eighth major league start, becomes the 11th rookie to throw a no-hitter. The A’s 21 year-old southpaw, who will become the AL MVP and Cy Young Award winner next season, beats the Twins at Oakland Coliseum, 6-0.
On this day in 1976… emerging #Twins star Lyman Bostock hit for the cycle at Comiskey Park View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dick Allen (@dickallen_15)
On this day in 1970, Erine Banks took a pitch from Braves righty Pat Jarvis over the wall and into the Wrigley Field bleachers for the 500th home run of his Hall of Fame career. Rico Carty retrieved the ball after it bounced off a fan’s hand. Some future Hall of Famers would also to…
Today in 1947, Larry Doby broke the American League color barrier with the #Cleveland #Indians View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dick Allen (@dickallen_15)