This Date in Baseball, Oct. 7: Rickey Henderson secures 3,000 hits | Sports

Oct. 7

1904 — Jack Chesbro were given his forty first victory of the season as New York defeated the Boston Red Sox 3-2.

1927 — Herb Pennock of the New York Yankees pitched a 3-hitter for an 8-1 win over Pittsburgh Pirates and a 3-0 lead in the World Series. Pennock had retired the primary 22 batters prior to giving up a unmarried to Pie Traynor.

1928 — Lou Gehrig’s two house runs led the New York Yankees to a 7-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series, giving them a 3-0 lead.

1933 — Mel Ott’s house run in the tenth inning to offer the New York Giants for a 4-3 victory and the World Championship in 5 video games over the Washington Senators.

1935 — Detroit’s Goose Goslin drove in Mickey Cochrane with two outs in the ground of the 9th inning to offer the Tigers a 4-3 win and the World Championship in six video games over the Chicago Cubs.

1945 — Hank Greenberg’s 3 doubles led Detroit to an 8-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs, giving the Tigers a 3-2 lead in the World Series.

1950 — Rookie pitcher Whitey Ford, with ninth-inning lend a hand from Allie Reynolds, beat Philadelphia 5-2 to offer the Yankees a World Series sweep of the “Whiz Kids.” Jerry Coleman gained the Series MVP.

1952 — Billy Martin’s working catch on a excessive infield pop with the bases loaded in the 7th inning snuffed a Dodgers rally and the New York Yankees went directly to win Game 7 of the World Series 4-2. It used to be the fourth consecutive global championship for the Yankees.

1969 — The St. Louis Cardinals traded outfielder Curt Flood to the Philadelphia Phillies in a blockbuster deal involving slugging first baseman Richie Allen. Flood will refuse to report back to the Phillies and can take baseball to courtroom over the reserve clause that binds a participant forever to at least one staff.

1975 — The Boston Red Sox win 5-3 for a three-game sweep over the Oakland Athletics in the American League Championship collection. Carl Yastrzemski has two hits and made two nice performs in the outfield to again pitcher Rick Wise.

1984 — The San Diego Padres gained the National League pennant with a 6-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs in the overall sport of the playoffs. The Padres gained 3 directly after losing the primary two video games.

1987 — Don Baylor singled to wreck an eighth-inning tie and Gary Gaetti homered in his first two playoff at-bats because the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 8-5 in the hole sport of the ALCS.

1995 — Edgar Martinez of the Seattle Mariners hit a tie-breaking grand slam in the 8th inning and drove in seven runs — maximum in a postseason sport — to guide the Mariners previous the New York Yankees 11-8 and ship the AL playoff collection to a decisive Game 5.

2001 — San Diego’s Rickey Henderson was the twenty fifth participant with 3,000 hits and teammate Tony Gwynn ended his 20-year profession through grounding out to shortstop in the 9th inning of a 14-5 loss to Colorado at Qualcomm Stadium. Henderson led off the ground of the primary with blooped double down the suitable box line off Rockies pitcher John Thomson. Mike Colangelo changed Rickey Henderson after the inning. Gwynn’s profession ended with 8 NL batting titles, a .338 lifetime moderate and three,141 hits.

2001 — Barry Bonds wrapped up his record-breaking season together with his 73rd homer and shattered the slugging proportion listing that Babe Ruth had owned for 81 years. He completed the season with a .328 batting moderate, a career-high 137 RBIs and a slugging proportion of .863, simply surpassing the mark of .847 that Ruth set in 1920.

2003 — Florida and the Chicago Cubs set a number of NLCS information in Marlins’ 9-8, 11-inning win. The groups mixed for a listing seven house runs. The Marlins’ Ivan Rodriguez, Miguel Cabrera and Juan Encarnacion all homered in the 3rd inning, the primary time an NL staff has hit 3 homers in one inning. And the Cubs’ 9 extra-base hits additionally used to be an NLCS listing, as have been the 17 overall extra-base hits.

2014 — Joe Panik scored the go-ahead run in the 7th inning on Aaron Barrett’s bases-loaded wild pitch, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 to advance to the NL Championship Series. The wild-card Giants took Game 4 in the best-of-five Division Series through scoring on a bases-loaded stroll, a groundout and a wild pitch.

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