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June 25:

2008 - Shawn Chacón of the Astros grabs general manager Ed Wade by the neck and throws him to the ground during a confrontation, resulting in his release five days later.

2008 - In a 5–4 loss to the Nationals, Garret Anderson breaks Tim Salmon's Angels record of 986 career runs; he had tied the mark five days earlier. Also in the game, Washington's Aaron Boone becomes the fourth member of his family to collect 1,000 hits, joining his grandfather Ray, father Bob and brother Bret.

June 24

2008 - The Baseball Hall of Fame dedicates a revised plaque for Jackie Robinson to include recognition of his cultural impact.

2008  -  The Pirates beat the Yankees 12–5, becoming the final major league team to get its first regular season win against the Yankees.

2007 - Dustin McGowan of the Toronto Blue Jays has what would have been the second no-hitter in franchise history broken up in the ninth in a 5-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies at the Rogers Centre. Jeff Baker singles to lead off the inning; the hit is the only one McGowan will allow. Dave Stieb has currently hurled the only no-hitter in Blue Jay history, in 1990.

June 24, 2007 - Rod Beck, 38, All-Star relief pitcher who was the NL runnerup in saves four times, including 48 for the 1993 Giants and 51 for the 1998 Cubs

June 23

2008 – Félix Hernández of the Seattle Mariners became the first American League pitcher since the designated hitter rule went into effect in 1973 to hit a grand slam, off New York Mets ace Johan Santana, in Seattle's 5–2 victory. it is also the first home run ever by a Mariners pitcher.

1890 - Mike Griffin of the Players' League Philadelphia Quakers sets a record by reaching base by way of error in all 4 at-bats in a game against the Pittsburgh Burghers.

William Milton Harris (June 23, 1900 - August 21, 1965) spent more than 40 years in baseball, serving as a pitcher, manager and scout, for six different Major League Baseball organizations. Listed at 6'1", 180 lb., Harris batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Wylie, Texas.

June 22

2008 – Mark Teixeira hits three home runs in the Braves' 8–3 win over the Mariners.

1987 - With their starting rotation decimated by injury, the New York Mets seek help from Tom Seaver, who was not offered a contract to his liking following the 1986 season (his 1986 salary was $1 million; the Boston Red Sox offered $500,000, which Seaver declined). Though no actual contract is signed, Seaver joins the club on June 6, and is hit hard on in an exhibition game against the Triple-A Tidewater Tides on June 11. After similarly poor outings on the 16th & 20th, he announced his retirement.

Walter Edward Masterson III (June 22, 1920 - April 5, 2008) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Washington Senators (1939–42, 1945–49 and 1952–53), Boston Red Sox (1949–52) and Detroit Tigers (1956). He started the 1948 All-Star Game for the American League.

June 22, 1930 - Bill Dam, 45, utility outfielder for the 1909 Boston Doves.

June 22, 1910 - Tom Doran, 29, catcher for the Boston Americans and Detroit Tigers between 1904 and 1906.

June 21

2009 - Tony La Russa records his 2500th victory as a manager as the St. Louis Cardinals defeat the Kansas City Royals 12-5 at Kauffman Stadium. He becomes the third manager in Major League Baseball to reach this milestone, joining Connie Mack (3,831) and John McGraw (2,763).

1980 - Jim Edmonds hits two home runs in the fourth inning of the Cubs' 11–7 win over the White Sox.

1980 - Scot Shields records four strikeouts in the eighth inning of the Angels' 6–2 win over the Phillies; after he retires Greg Dobbs and Jimmy Rollins, Shane Victorino reaches first on a wild pitch in the dirt. After issuing a walk, Shields strikes out Ryan Howard to end the inning.

1970 - The Detroit Tigers' Cesar Gutierrez gets seven hits in seven at bats in 12 innings against the Cleveland Indians, setting an American League mark and tieing a major league record for most hits in one game.

1890 - Silver King of the Chicago Pirates of the Players' League pitches a no-hitter against the Brooklyn Ward's Wonders but loses 1-0 when the game's only run comes on a 2-base error.

June 21, 1998 - Al Campanis, 81, general manager of the Dodgers from 1968 to 1987 who was fired after making racially controversial remarks in a 1987 TV interview; previously a scout for 18 years

June 20

2008 - The Cleveland Indians retire Bob Lemon's uniform number 19 prior to the team's 5–3 loss to the Yankees.

2008 – Elijah Dukes ties a Nationals record with five hits in their 4–3 win over the Rangers, with his fifth hit driving in the winning run with two out in the bottom of the 14th and the bases loaded.

1950 - Willie Mays is signed by the New York Giants as an amateur free agent.

Rodney Blaine Graber (born June 20, 1930 in Massillon, Ohio) is a former Major League Baseball center fielder. He was signed as an amateur free agent by the Cleveland Indians in 1949. He did not play in the major leagues until 1958, where he went 1 for 8 over two games played as an outfielder. He did not make an error and had four putouts.

June 20, 1890 - John Weyhing, 20, pitcher who made eight starts for 1888 Cincinnati Red Stockings, one inning for 1889 Columbus team; brother of star pitcher Gus.

June 19

2009 - Albert Pujols scores his 1,000th career run on Ryan Ludwick's first career grand slam, against Pujols' home town Kansas City.

2009 - Instant replay is used twice in the Detroit Tigers' 10-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers at Comerica Park, the first time that's happened in league history. Miguel Cabrera's third inning single off the top of the wall is called a home run after instant replay review shows that it had actually cleared the wall. Contrarily, Dusty Ryan's fourth inning home run was overturned to a ground rule double. The game was called with one out in the seventh inning due to rain.

1960 - In a brilliant pair of pitching performances, Orioles pitchers Hoyt Wilhelm and Milt Pappas threw shutouts to beat the host Detroit Tigers. Wilhelm allowed two hits in winning the opener, 2–0, over Jim Bunning, and Pappas allows three hits in winning the nitecap, 1–0, over Don Mossi. Jim Gentile and Ron Hansen collected home runs as catcher Clint Courtney, using the big glove designed by manager Paul Richards, is twice charged with batter interference, the first loading the bases in the 4th inning.

Duane Eugene Kuiper (born June 19, 1950 in Racine, Wisconsin) is a former second baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the Cleveland Indians (1974-1981) and San Francisco Giants (1982-1985).

James Michael Slaton (born June 19, 1950 in Long Beach, California) was a pitcher with a 16 year career from 1971-1986. He played in the American League with the Milwaukee Brewers from 1971-1977 and 1979-1983, the Detroit Tigers in 1978 and 1986, and the California Angels from 1984-1986.