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This Day In Baseball July 20

July 19, 1988

(AP) _ Malcolm Eason of Brooklyn pitched a 2-0 no-hitter against the Cardinals in St. Louis.

1925 - Brooklyn’s Dazzy Vance struck out 17 as the Dodgers tripped the Chicago Cubs 4-3 in 10 innings.

1933 - Babe Herman hit three home runs, including a grand slam, to pace the Chicago Cubs in a 10-1 rout of the Philadelphia Phillies at Wrigley Field.

1941 - New York’s Joe DiMaggio had three doubles and a homer in a 12-6, 17- inning Yankee victory over the Tigers in Detroit.

1958 - Jim Bunning of the Detroit Tigers threw a no-hitter, beating the Boston Red Sox 3-0 in the first game of a doubleheader.

1970 - Bill Singer of Dodgers pitched a no-hitter against the Philadelphia Phillies for a 5-0 victory at Los Angeles.

1973 - Wilbur Wood of the Chicago White Sox started both games of a doubleheader against the New York Yankees, but was knocked out of each game, and lost both.

1983 - Dan Ford, just off the disabled list, hit three solo home runs to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 4-2 victory over the Mariners at Seattle.

Today’s Birthdays: Mike Witt 28.

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