Here are some great dates in baseball history.
What Happened On The Following Dates?
October 3, 1974 – Frank Robinson signed a $175,000 contract with the Cleveland Indians to become the first black major league manager.
May 5, 1978 – Hustling Pete Rose, at age 37, cracked career hit number 3,000 to become the youngest player in history to reach this plateau.
September 28, 1941 – Ted Williams reached the .400 batting average plateau by banging out six hits in eight at-bats in his last two regular season games against the Philadelphia Athletics. Williams was batting .39955 going into the last two contests and finished at .406.