1905 - Christy Mathewson of the New York Giants pitched his second career no-hitter, this time defeating the Cubs 1-0 in Chicago.
1913 - Eight years after tossing his second no-hit game Christy Mathewson of the New York Giants wins his three-hundredth career game and once again the Cubs are his team of choice.
1924 - Yankees outfielder Bob Meusel gets hit in the back with a pitch then throws his bat at Tigers pitcher Bert Cole. The resulting fight includes players, fans and the police. Nearly thirty minutes later umpire Billy Evans is unable to clear the field and forfeits the game to New York, 10-6.
1948 - Number 3 is retired in honor of Babe Ruth at Yankee Stadium in front of 49,641 fans. The ailing Bambino is in attendance as well as members of the 1923 Yankees squad.
1950 - Hoot Evers' ninth-inning home run gave the Detroit Tigers a 10-9 victory over the New York Yankees as the teams combined for 11 home runs, a major league record. The Yankees hit six and the Tigers five.
2003 - Roger Clemens - after four tries - finally joins the elite 300 Wins Club. The forty-year old fireballer is the twenty-first pitcher in the club after his Yankees defeat the Cardinals 5-2 in an interleague match-up.