April 23, 1999 Fernando Tatis becomes the only player in major league history to hit two grand slams in the same game in one inning. Tatis hits both off Dodger starter Chan Ho Park in an 11-run third inning, setting the major league mark. The third baseman’s eight RBIs in one inning also breaks the old record of six.
Disco Demolition Night was an ill-fated baseball promotion that took place on July 12, 1979, at Comiskey Park in Chicago, Illinois. At the climax of the event, a crate filled with disco records was blown up on the field between games of the twi-night doubleheader between the Chicago White Sox and the Detroit Tigers. Many of those in attendance had come to see the explosion rather than the games and rushed onto the field after the detonation.
Gibson played seventeen years in the majors, all with the St. Louis Cardinals. His 1.12 ERA in 1968 stands as the all time low for a starting pitcher. In his seventeen years he led the National league in strikeouts seven times. In the three World Series he pitched, in two of them he won three games, and his total won-lost record was 7-2. His World Series earned run average was an incredible 1.68