This Date In Baseball Print
Written by Admin   
Monday, 23 September 2013 03:20
MLB Headline News

 Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA
By The Associated Press
Sept. 24
1940 - Jimmie Foxx of the Red Sox hit his 500th career home run off Philadelphia's George Caster in the first game of a doubleheader at Shibe Park. Foxx's homer came in the sixth inning after Ted Williams homered. Joe Cronin followed with a homer and, later in the inning, Jim Tabor also homered. The four homers in the inning were a first in the AL.
1969 - The New York Mets clinched the NL East Division title, with Gary Gentry pitching a four-hitter in a 6-0 victory over St. Louis.
1974 - Detroit's Al Kaline doubled down the right-field line off Dave McNally of Baltimore for his 3,000th career hit. The Orioles beat the Tigers 5-4 at Memorial Stadium.
1984 - Rick Sutcliffe threw a two-hitter and led the Chicago Cubs to their first league title since 1945 with a 4-1 victory over Pittsburgh.
1988 - Dave Stieb of the Toronto Blue Jays, one strike away from a no-hitter, gave up a bad-hop single to Julio Franco. Stieb settled for a 1-0 one-hit victory over Cleveland.
1992 - Dave Winfield of the Toronto Blue Jays, at 40, became the oldest player to drive in 100 runs. Winfield drove in four runs with a homer and a two-run double in an 8-2 win over Baltimore.
1993 - The Colorado Rockies set a NL record for victories by an expansion team with their 65th win of the season. Colorado beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-2, surpassing the 64 wins the Houston Colt .45s had in 1962.
1998 - Boston's Tom Gordon set a major league record for most consecutive saves with his 42nd to preserve the Red Sox' 9-6 win over the Baltimore Orioles.
2004 - The Atlanta Braves clinched their 13th consecutive division title, winning the NL East with an 8-7 victory over the Florida Marlins. The Braves' record streak of division championships began with the 1991 NL West title and excludes the 1994 strike-shortened season.
2006 - Trevor Hoffman became baseball's all-time saves leader, earning No. 479 to pass Lee Smith and help NL West-leading San Diego beat Pittsburgh 2-1. It was his NL-leading 43rd save in 48 chances. Smith piled up 478 saves from 1980-1997.
2006 - David Ortiz hit his 53rd homer and 32nd on the road in Boston's 13-4 loss to Toronto. The blast tied Babe Ruth for most home runs on the road in AL history.
2008 - Francisco Rodriguez worked the ninth inning of the Los Angeles Angels' 6-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners to end the season with a major league record 62 saves.
2009 - Los Angeles beat Washington 7-6 to hand the Nationals their 100th loss of the season. The Nationals, who were 59-102 last season, are the first NL franchise to lose 100 games in consecutive seasons since the San Diego Padres, who dropped 102 in both 1973 and 1974.
Today's birthdays: Jeff Karstens 31; John McDonald 39.
 

MLB Team Pages

Top MLB Public Bets

#1 963 Toronto Blue Jays 98%
#2 957 Washington Nationals 96%
#3 965 New York Yankees 94%
#4 969 Milwaukee Brewers 89%
#5 956 New York Mets 74%
#6 967 Oakland Athletics 68%
#7 953 Arizona Diamondbacks 53%
#8 962 San Francisco Giants 50%
View All: NFL |  NBA |  NCAAF |  NCAAB |  MLB |  NHL

MLB Futures

MLB TEAM WORLD SERIES ODDS CURRENT
OAKLAND ATHLETICS 5/1
LOS ANGELES DODGERS 11/2
DETROIT TIGERS 11/2
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS 9/1
LOS ANGELES ANGELS 9/1
WASHINGTON NATIONALS 10/1
ST LOUIS CARDINALS 12/1
BALTIMORE ORIOLES 16/1
MILWAUKEE BREWERS 16/1
NEW YORK YANKEES 18/1
View All

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on TheSpread.com website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: TheSpread.com is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.

©1999-2013 TheSpread.com