By The Associated Press Apr. 07, 2022 12:01 PM EDT
1906 — Johnny Bates of Boston became the first modern player to hit a home run in his first major league at bat. Irv Young allowed one hit as...
Compiled By Paul Montella Apr. 12, 2019 04:55 PM EDT
1910 — William Howard Taft became the first U.S. president to throw out the first ball at a baseball opener in Washington.