1901 _ Cleveland pitcher Bock Baker gave up a record 23 singles as the Chicago White Sox beat the Indians 13-1.

1930 _ The first night game in organized baseball was played in Independence, Kan., a Western Association game in which Muskogee defeated Independence 13-3.

1934 _ Detroit's Goose Goslin hit into four double plays, but the Tigers still beat Cleveland 4-1.

1961 _ Warren Spahn, 40, no-hit the San Francisco Giants 1-0 at Milwaukee.

1971 _ Hank Aaron connected off Gaylord Perry for his 600th career home run in the Atlanta Braves' 10-inning, 6-5 loss to the San Francisco Giants.

1988 _ The winless Baltimore Orioles set an AL record by losing their 21st straight, falling to the Minnesota Twins 4-2.

1989 _ Rickey Henderson of the New York Yankees set a major league record when he led off a game with a home run for the 36th time in his career, breaking a tie with Bobby Bonds.

1999 _ Colorado's Larry Walker hit three home runs and drove in eight runs to lead the Rockies to a 9-7 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.

Today's birthdays: Barry Larkin, 39; Jorge Sosa, 26.