MLB Chronology

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Hank Aaron becomes the all time home run leader (Aaron)
Rogers Hornsby hits .424 on the season (Hornsby)
Lou Gehrig is the 'Luckiest man on the face of the earth' (Gehrig)
Johnny Vander Meer throws the second of two consecutive no-hitters (Vander Meer)
The Houston Astrodome opens (Astrodome)
The DH is introduced to the American League (DH)
The first official World Series begins (First WS)
Don Larsen's World Series perfect game (Larsen)
Cal Ripken, Jr. breaks the consecutive games played record (Ripken)
Greg Maddux records his fifteenth win for the seventeenth consecutive season (Maddux)
Satchel Paige makes his Major League debut at age 41 (Paige)
Roberto Clemente is killed in an airplane crash (Clemente)
The American League holds the first expansion draft as it expands to ten teams (Expansion)
A little roller along first gets through Bill Buckner (Buckner)
The 'Black Sox' lose the World Series, just like they had planned (Black Sox)
Rickey Henderson becomes the all time stolen base leader and Nolan Ryan throws his seventh no-hitter (Henderson and Ryan)
Barry Bonds becomes the all time home run leader (Bonds career)
Mark McGwire breaks the single season home run record (McGwire)
The first All-Star game is held (All-Star)
Curt Flood writes to Bowie Kuhn demanding free agency (Flood)
Cy Young records his 511th win (Young)
The National League is founded (NL)
Roger Maris breaks the single season home run record (Maris)
Babe Ruth's called shot (Ruth called shot)
The World Series is suspended due to an earthquake (Earthquake)
Pete Rose becomes the all time hit leader (Rose)
Sid Bream is safe at the plate (Bream)
The National Baseball Hall of Fame is dedicated (HOF)
The Phillies become the last of the original sixteen franchises to win their first World Series (Phillies)
The Red Sox sell Babe Ruth to the Yankees (Ruth sale)
The American League is founded (AL)
Interleague play begins (Interleague)
Nolan Ryan records his 5000th strike out (Ryan)
Joe Carter's World Series winning home run (Carter)
Hack Wilson finishes the season with a record 191 RBI (Wilson)
The Dodgers and Giants move west (California)
Carlton Fisk waves it fair (Fisk)
Rick Monday becomes the first player taken in the amateur draft (Monday)
Willie Mays catches Vic Wertz's drive to deep center field (Mays)
Warren Spahn notches his thirteenth 20-win season (Spahn)
Stan Musial acquires the nickname 'The Man' (Musial)
Bobby Thomson's shot heard 'round the world (Thomson)
The Red Sox become the first team to overcome a three game deficit in a playoff series (Red Sox)
Neal Ball turns the first unassisted triple play (Ball)
Barry Bonds breaks the single season home run record (Bonds season)
The bottom of the tenth inning, Jack Morris still on the mound (Morris)
Don Denkinger blows the call at first base (Denkinger)
The players go on strike, cancelling a month and a half of games plus the postseason (Strike)
Cap Anson becomes the first player to reach 3000 hits (Anson)
Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier (Robinson)
Lou Brock becomes the all time stolen base leader (Brock)
Bob Gibson wins the National League ERA title with a mark of 1.12 (Bob Gibson)
Bill Mazeroski's World Series winning home run (Mazeroski)
Gimpy Kirk Gibson takes Dennis Eckersley deep (Kirk Gibson)
Walter Johnson pitches the Senators to their only World Series championship (Johnson)
Bucky Dent breaks the AL East tie (Dent)
The save becomes an official MLB statistic (Save)
Connie Mack's final game as a manager (Mack)
Wrigley Field hosts its first night game (Wrigley)
Eddie Gaedel takes four straight balls to walk in his only major league appearance (Gaedel)

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