A new baseball sociology post is coming soon!
In in the meantime, enjoy a little baseball history. All facts are from http://www.canadianbaseballnews.com/.
June 5, 1966: The first inside-the-park home run for the New York Mets at Shea Stadium is hit by Ron Hunt.
June 6, 1961: Lee Thomas hits the first grand slam for the Los Angeles Angels at Memorial Stadium.
June 8, 1966: Hank Aaron hits the first grand slam in Atlanta Braves history at the New York Mets.
June 9, 1914: Honus Wagner becomes the first 20th century player to reach 3000 hits.
June 10, 1961: Bill Veeck sells the Chicago White Sox.
June 10, 1991: Denver and Miami are awarded expansion teams in the National League.
June 11, 1938: Johnny Vander Meer pitches the first of his consecutive no-hitters at Crosley Field.
June 11, 1990: Nolan Ryan pitches his sixth career no-hitter.
June 12, 1967: The Washington Senators and the Chicago White Sox play a 22 inning game lasting 6 hours and 38 minutes, ending at 2:43 am, after which the American League adopts a rule stating that no inning may begin after 1 am.
June 12, 1997: The first interleague game in Major League Baseball history is played between the San Francisco Giants and the Texas Rangers.