1986 - Mike Richter fired a three-hit shutout and the Aberdeen Smittys put Mitchell away in five innings with a 10-0 triumph in the winner's bracket of the Region 3A American Legion baseball tournament.
1991 - Aberdeen beat Pierre 7-4 and Huron 7-3 to earn a spot in the finals of the Region 5AA VFW Teener baseball tournament.
1996 - Despite driving the final dozen laps with a broken motor, Aberdeen driver Curt Gelling battled Jeff Wildung of Nassau, Minn., to the finish before settling for second place in the Late Model feature race at Brown County Speedway. The runner-up finish snapped Gelling's streak of nine straight feature race wins.
2001 - The Aberdeen Smittys earned a state American Legion baseball tournament berth with two wins at the Region 1A tournament. Aberdeen pounded out 15 hits in a 14-4 win over Sioux Falls West and concluded the day with a 10-6 victory over Huron.
2006 - The Aberdeen Smittys banged out 30 hits in a 30-17 victory over Rapid City Post 320 in the first round of the State A American Legion baseball tournament. Aberdeen (45-18) had a 12-run fifth inning, sending 16 batters to the plate, and led 30-2 before Rapid City scored 15 runs over the final three innings.
2010 - Jeremy Hellickson, making his major-league debut, allowed two runs on three hits over seven innings with six strikeouts as the Tampa Bay Rays snapped Minnesota's eight-game winning streak, beating the Twins 4-2.