|Willie Mays makes "The Catch" in 1954.|
1927: Ruth ties his own record for HRs in a season; he would break his own record the following day.
1934: Ruth hits his final homer in a Yankee uniform, his 659th with the Bombers, the 708th of his career.
Other notable moments -
Stan Musial made his MLB pitching debut, retiring the one batter he faced in 1952.
John Paciorek plays in his first and only major league game for the Houston Colt .45s, goes 3 for 3, and finishes his MLB career with a perfect 1.000 average. He fails to qualify for the 1963 batting title, however....
Hall of Fame Manager Casey Stengel passes away in 1975, at the age of 85.
The Expos play their final game in Montreal in 2004 - it was announced hours earlier that the team would move to Washington, D.C.
In 2008, rookie Alexei Ramirez hits a grand slam for the White Sox, forcing a one game playoff. The Sox would win that game and advance to face the Tampa Bay Rays in the ALDS.