On this Day in Sports History August 4
On this day in 1934, Mel Ott scored six runs in a single game, becoming the first player to ever achieve the feat.
On this day in 1985, Rod Carew of the California Angels collected his 3,000th major league hit.
On this day in 1985, Chicago White Sox pitcher Tom Seaver recorded his 300th career victory against the New York Yankees.
On this day in 1990, the Atlanta Braves traded Dale Murphy to the Philadelphia Phillies for Jeff Parrett, Victor Rosario and Jim Vatcher.
On this day in 1993, Robin Ventura charges the mound after being by a fastball from 46-year-old Nolan Ryan. Ryan puts the third baseman in a headlock and punches him six times.
On this day in 2006, Chase Utley of the Philadelphia Phillies has his hitting streak come to an end at 35 games.
On this day in 2010, Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees hit his 600th career homer.
On this day in 1996, the closing ceremony of the summer games took place in Atlanta, Georgia.