Major League History

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2009 In Baseball - Events - October
... October 1 Ichiro Suzuki of the Seattle Mariners collected his 220 hit of season to set a new Major League mark ... It is the fifth time in nine seasons in the majors that Suzuki has reached 220 hits, supplanting the old record of four 220-hit seasons shared by Hall of Famers Jesse Burkett and Rogers Hornsby ... (September 13), breaking the long standing major-league record of eight straight 200-hit seasons set by Wee Willie Keeler from 1894 to 1901 ...
Ian Kinsler - Major League Career (2006–present) - 2011: 30–30 Club, Redux
... On April 2, 2011, Kinsler became the first player in major league history to hit a lead-off home run in the first two games of a season (giving him a total of 15 lead-off homers ... leadoff homer, becoming the 34th player in major league baseball history to have hit at least 20 ... He became the 12th player in major league history to have multiple 30–30 seasons ...
1990 Major League Baseball Season - Events
... January 9 – Jim Palmer, a three-time American League Cy Young Award winner, and Joe Morgan, a two-time National League MVP, are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association ... February – The 1990 Major League Baseball lockout begins ... He is the first player to do so in Major League history ...
Hank O'Day
... was an American right-handed pitcher, umpire and manager in Major League Baseball who worked as a National League (NL) umpire for 30 years between 1895 and 1927, and was ... His 3,986 total games as an official ranked third in major league history when he retired, and his 2,710 games as a plate umpire still rank second in ...
1994 Major League Baseball Season - Events
... February 7 – Basketball superstar Michael Jordan signs a minor league contract with the Chicago White Sox ... Rhodes becomes the first player in major league history to hit home runs in his first three at-bats of the season ... Alou's double in the 10th inning gives the National League an 8–7 victory over the American League in the All-Star Game ...

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    The awareness that health is dependent upon habits that we control makes us the first generation in history that to a large extent determines its own destiny.
    Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.)

    Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into three major categories—those that don’t work, those that break down and those that get lost.
    Russell Baker (b. 1925)

    Stereotypes fall in the face of humanity. You toodle along, thinking that all gay men wear leather after dark and should never, ever be permitted around a Little League field. And then one day your best friend from college, the one your kids adore, comes out to you.
    Anna Quindlen (b. 1952)