THIS DATE IN BASEBALL
1876 -- In the first National League game, Joseph Borden of Boston beat the hometown Philadelphia team 6-5.
1898 -- Theodore Breitenstein of the Cincinnati Reds and James Hughes of Baltimore each pitched no-hitters. Breitenstein beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-0 and Hughes stymied the Boston Braves 8-0.
1903 -- The New York Highlanders lost their first game at Washington 3-1 before 11,950 fans.
1915 -- Pinstripes first appeared on Yankees uniforms.
1922 -- Ken Williams of the St. Louis Browns hit three home runs against Chicago.
1934 -- Chicago's Lon Warneke pitched his second consecutive one-hitter, beating St. Louis and Dizzy Dean 15-2.
1959 -- The Chicago White Sox scored 11 runs with only one hit in the seventh inning of a 20-6 rout of the Kansas City A's. Johnny Callison had the hit -- a single. In the inning, Chicago was the recipient of 10 walks -- five with the bases loaded -- three Kansas City errors and one hit batsman.
1966 -- The Braves won their first game in Atlanta by beating the New York Mets 8-4.
1970 -- Tom Seaver of the Mets struck out the last 10 Padres he faced for a 2-1 victory over San Diego. He gave up two hits and finished with a total of 19 strikeouts, tying Steve Carlton's major league record.
1982 -- The Atlanta Braves' major league record for the fastest start was stopped at 13 straight victories when they lost 2-1 to the Cincinnati Reds.