- 1915: Dick Seitz, creator and founder of the APBA game company was born.
- 1946: Jim “Catfish” Hunter, Hall of Fame pitcher, was born
- 1954: Gary Carter, Hall of Fame catcher, was born
- 1973: Eddie Miksis, who once lent his glove to Ernie Banks, died
- 1974: Henry Aaron hits career home run #715, surpassing Babe Ruth’s record.
On this Date: April 8
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