In 1991, 55-ton block collapses in Montreal’s Olympic Stadium. The Expos, already in last place, will have to play the rest of their home games on the road.
In 1994, The baseball season, already shut down by a month-long strike, was canceled along with the World Series.
In 1997, Baltimore outfielder Eric Davis played five innings in the opening game of a day-night doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians, his first game since colon cancer surgery in June.
In 1968, American League President Joe Cronin fires umpires Al Salerno, an eight-year veteran, and Bill Valentine, with seven years. They say they have been fired for activities related to starting an umpires union.
In 1996, Hideo Nomo pitched a no-hitter for the Los Angeles Dodgers and beat the Colorado Rockies, 9-0.
In 1984, The Detroit Tigers clinched the American League East Division with a 3-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers, making the Tigers only the fourth team in Major League history to lead from start to finish.
In 1997, Mark McGwire hit his 54th homer and became the first in the majors to hit 20 or more homers for two teams in the same season.
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