Found July 11, 2012 on The Baseball Page:
On July 11, 1985, Nolan Ryan of the Houston Astros becomes the first pitcher in history to record 4,000 strikeouts. Ryan notches the milestone dismissing New York Mets outfielder Danny Heep with 3 pitches in the sixth inning. On July 11, 1968, the Baltimore Orioles name future Hall of Famer Earl Weaver their manager. Weaver, a lifetime minor league player had been serving as the team's first base coach, and replaced the fired Hank Bauer. Under Weaver's managerial philosophy of ""Double-plays and the Three Run Homer" the 1970 Orioles would be World Champions. In addition to the 1970 World Series, Weaver's Orioles would win 100 plus games 5 times, four pennants, and six division titles. On July 11, 1914,  George Herman "Babe" Ruth makes his major league debut with the Boston Red Sox. Striking out in his first at-bat, Ruth would have to settle for a no-decision as the starting pitcher, after getting pulled for a pinch-hitter in th...
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