This Date in Baseball; April 25
1976: Cubs center fielder Rick Monday rescued the American flag from two trespassers who tried to set in on fire in the outfield of Dodger Stadium. The incident happened in the fourth inning.
1977: Cincinnati Reds romped to a 23-9 vIctory over the Braves in Atlanta. TheReds tied a national league record scoring 12 runs in the fifth inning off three Braves pitchers. George Foster had two homeruns,a double,five runs scored and seven RBIs.
1997: Matt Williams hit three homers and Dave Justice homered twice as theCleveland Indians andMilwaukee Brewers combined to.match.a major league record for home.runs in a nine-inning game with 11. Cleveland.hit a club-record eight in all,including three in oneinning as the Indians beat the Brewers 11-8.
2001: Rickey Henderson of the Padres seta major league record with his 2063rd bases on balls in SanDiego's loss.to Philadelphia 5-3.
2009: Albert Pujols hithis second grand slam of the season and surpassed 1000 career RBI.mark in St.Louis 8-2 win over the Chicago Cubs.