On this date in baseball history, Pete Rose hits his 3,772nd hit, moving up to second place all-time behind Hank Aaron.

1925 — Kiki Cuyler and Pie Traynor each hit a grand slam, and Max Carey had two hits in the first and eighth innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 24-6. 1930 — In the second game of a doubleheader, Lou Gehrig hit three home runs to lead the New York Yankees past the Philadelphia Athletics, 20–13. For the Yankees, Babe Ruth hit two home runs in the opener and one in the nightcap after hitting three home runs in the nightcap the day before. Ruth’s five home runs in two games and her six home runs in three games both tied major league records.

1944 — In the second game of a doubleheader against the Philadelphia Phillies, Boston Braves pitcher Jim Tobin delivered a five-inning, 7-0 no-hitter. 1947: After Cincinnati’s Ewell Blackwell followed up his June 18 gem against Boston, he nearly equaled Johnny Vander Meer’s double no-hit record. Eddie Stanky of Brooklyn ended Blackwell’s bid in the ninth inning with a single and one out. Blackwell finished with a two-hitter score of 4-0.

1962 saw Baltimore Orioles first baseman Boog Powell become the first player in Memorial Stadium history to blast a home shot over the center-field hedge. Don Schwall of the Boston Red Sox was the source of the 469-foot clout.

1982: In the third inning, Pete Rose of Philadelphia singled off pitcher John Stuper of St. Louis to take second place on the career hit list. With hit No. 3,772, Rose passed Hank Aaron in the standings. 1994 — In Seattle’s 12-3 victory over California, Ken Griffey Jr. blasted his 31st home run of the year, shattering Babe Ruth’s record for most home runs before the end of June. In 1928 Ruth required 63 games to reach 30 home runs, while in 1930 she needed 68 games. It was Griffey’s 70th game with the Mariners.

1997 — The Atlanta Braves defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 12-5 thanks to a four-home run and nine-run third inning. During the inning, Chipper Jones, Michael Tucker, Fred McGriff, and Jeff Blauser all hit home runs. 2002: Luis Castillo’s 35-game hitting streak was snapped by the Detroit Tigers. The Florida Marlins defeated the Tigers 5-4 after a four-run ninth-inning outburst that saw Castillo go 0-for-4 and be left on deck.

2007: Due to a wrist injury, Miguel Tejada is placed on the disabled list, capping the fifth-longest run in major league history of 1,152 games played in a row. 2010: In a 2–1 victory over the Indians, Jamie Moyer hits Russell Branyan with his 505th home run of his major league career. Moyer is now tied with Robin Roberts for the major league record most home runs given up. 2013 — Francisco Rodriguez recorded his 300th career save as Milwaukee defeated struggling Atlanta 2-0 for the second time in a row.

2015—ESP reports that it has acquired a copy of Pete Rose’s notepad, which includes documentation of his consistent baseball wagering during the 1986 season. The notebook had been placed under court-ordered seal since it was taken during a police search on one of Rose’s colleagues in 1989, following Commissioner Bart Giamatti’s baseball ban. Rose has begged current Commissioner Rob Manfred to reverse the Dowd Report’s findings, and this report’s contents support those findings and further lessen the likelihood of that happening.

2020: If all MLB owners approve of the health and safety procedures, there will be a 60-game season that starts around July 24. 2021 — The Arizona Diamondbacks defeat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 to end their franchise-high 17-game losing run. 2022 — In a 5-1 victory over Kansas City, Shohei Ohtani sets a new record on the mound one day after smashing a personal high in batting with eight RBIs. He also records 13 strikeouts in eight scoreless innings.

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