TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY JUNE 20

              1901      John W. Taylor goes the distance but takes the loss when the Orphans are defeated by the Beaneaters at Boston’s South End Grounds. The right-hander’s start begins a stunning streak of 187 consecutive complete games that ends in...

TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY JUNE 19

              1846      The very first organized baseball game is played between Alexander Cartwright’s New York Knickerbockers and the New York Nine. The contest is proclaimed to be the very first ever game played in public using Cartwright’s rules....

SUNDAY’S MLB WRAPS

          Orioles break out of funk in big win vs. Marlins BALTIMORE — These were the hits the Orioles have been waiting for. Jace Peterson recorded his first homer and notched four RBIs; Trey Mancini had a positive day with a slump-busting RBI single; and Mark...

TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY JUNE 18

              1911      In the sixth inning in Detroit, the White Sox lead the Tigers, 13-1, and after eight innings, the Pale Hose still are still ahead 15-7. The Tigers, however, use five singles and two walks to narrow Chicago’s lead to 15-13 in the eighth,...

TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY JUNE 17

              1915      Cubs right-hander reliever George Washington Zabel, called into the game with two outs in the bottom of the first inning, throws 18 and 1/3 innings of the Cubs’ 4-3 victory over the Robins at Chicago’s West Side Park....