2020: Oklahoma City Thunder recorded the largest margin of victory (12 PTS) during a postseason game that went into OT in NBA history as Shai Gilgeous Alexander‘s clutch corner 3PM with 14 seconds left forced OT against the Houston Rockets

2019: Baltimore Orioles surpassed the 2016 Cincinnati Reds for allowing the most HR (259) by any MLB team in history with 33 games remaining

2017: Boston Celtics acquired PG Kyrie Irving from the Cleveland Cavaliers for PG Isaiah Thomas, SF Jae Crowder, C Ante Zizic, and a 2018 1st Rd pick (G Collin Sextion) after Irving requested a trade out of Cleveland

2007: Texas Rangers scored the most Runs (30) during a game in the MLB modern era (1900) as they obliterated the Baltimore Orioles

1989: Texas Rangers SP Nolan Ryan became the 1st (and only) player to record 5,000 career strikeouts, ringing up fellow HOFer Oakland Athletics OF Rickey Henderson

1979: Cincinnati Reds C Johnny Bench passed Frank Robinson for the most career HR (324) in franchise history. Bench played 17 seasons with the Reds, recording 389 HR & 1,376 RBI, which both still stand as the franchise record today

1965: After complaining about his return throws to SP Sandy Koufax, San Francisco Giants SP Juan Marchial struck Los Angeles Dodgers C Johnny Roseboro with his bat, instigating a 14-minute brawl between the teams

1961: New York Yankees OF Roger Maris became the 1st player to reach 50 HR on the season before August in MLB history en route to breaking the non-asterisk single-season HR record of 60 previously held by Babe Ruth 

1934: After trailing 2-1 in the 8th inning, Boston Red Sox SP Wes Ferrell hit the game-tying HR in the 8th inning then a walk-off HR in the 12th to defeat the Chicago White Sox 3-2

1917: In the Pirates’ 4th consecutive extra-inning game, OF Carson Bigbee set an MLB record with 11 at-bats in a 22-inning loss to the Brooklyn Dodgers; RP Elmer Jacobs pitched 16.2 innings in relief





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