Today in Baseball History June 22
The Twins take on Chicago. Tune in to KFIL at 6:30 p.m. so you don't miss a minute of the action!
Today's baseball history reveals that in 1932 the National League club presidents approved the wearing of numbers on players' uniforms. The American League started wearing numbers in 1929.
John Franco, a relief pitcher for the Mets, received his 253 career save in 1994. This broke the previous record for most saves by a left-hander set by Dave Righetti.
And in 1984, in a pre-game ceremony, Calvin Griffith and Thelma Haynes signed a letter of intent to sell their 52 percent ownership of the Minnesota Twins to Carl Pohlad for thirty-two million dollars. Griffith and Haynes had been part of the Twins franchise since 1922.