On this Day in Sports History July 29
On this day in 1908, St. Louis Browns pitcher Rube Waddell struck out 16 of his former teammates. The Browns would beat the A’s, 5-4.
On this day in 1911, Boston Red Sox righty Smoky Joe Wood throw a no-hitter against the Browns.
On this day in 1988, the Baltimore Orioles traded pitcher Mike Boddicker to the Red Sox for Brady Anderson and Curt Schilling.
On this day in 1989, the Chicago White Sox traded Harold Baines and Fred Manrique to the Texas Rangers for Scott Fletcher, Wilson Alvarez and Sammy Sosa.
On this day in 1989, Oakland A’s outfielder Rickey Henderson stole five bases and scored four runs without getting an official at-bat.
On this day in 1990, the Boston Red Sox set a major league record with 12 doubles in a single game.
On this day in 1996, the New York Mets traded Jeff Kent and Jose Vizcaino to the Cleveland Indians for Carlos Baerga and Alvaro Espinoza.
On this day in 2002, the Philadelphia Phillies traded Scott Rolen and Doug Nickel to the St. Louis Cardinals for Placido Polanco, Bud Smith and Mike Timlin.
On this day in 2008, the Atlanta Braves traded Mark Teixeira to the Angles in exchange for Casey Kotchman and Stephen Marek.
On this day in 2009, the Philadelphia Phillies traded Carlos Carrasco, Jason Knapp, Jason Donald and catcher Lou Marson to the Cleveland Indians in exchange for Cliff Lee.
On this day in 1995, the Carolina Panthers beat the Jacksonville 20-14 in their first exhibition game.