On this Day in Sports History August 13
On this day in 1954, Jack Harshman of the White Sox hurled a 16-inning shutout against the Tigers.
On this day in 1969, Baltimore Orioles righty Jim Palmer threw a no-hitter against the Oakland Athletics.
On this day in 1969, the New York Mets set ten games behind the Cubs for first place in their division. The amazin Mets would win 39 of their last 50 games, finishing eight games ahead of Chicago.
On this day in 1979, Lou Brock recorded his 3,0ooth career hit.
On this day in 1997, the Padres traded Rickey Henderson to the Anaheim Angels.
On this day in 1986, Herschel Walker signed with the Dallas Cowboys.