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Cesar Cedeno from the Chronology
Jul 8, 2005 - The Tigers beat the Devil Rays 7-3. TB outfielder Carl Crawford becomes just the 5th player in ML history to steal 150 bases and have 500 hits before turning 24 years old. Ty Cobb Cesar Cedeno Sherry Magee and Rickey Henderson are the only others to have turned the trick.
Aug 26, 1998 - Atlanta's Andruw Jones steals his 20th base of the season becoming the youngest player ever to have a 20 homer 20 steal season. Cesar Cedeno was the previous record-holder. The Braves go on win by a score of 6-2.
Oct 5, 1985 - The Cardinals Royals and Blue Jays all clinch their division championships. John Tudor pitches a 4-hitter and Cesar Cedeno goes 3-for-3 with a HR as St. Louis beats the Cubs 7-1. It is Tudor's 20th win in 21 decisions after starting the season 1-7.
Sep 11, 1985 - John Tudor allows 3 hits in 10 innings for his 3rd consecutive shutout outdueling Dwight Gooden and the Mets 1-0 to move St. Louis back into a first-place tie with New York in the NL East. Cesar Cedeno's 10th-inning homer provides the game's only run.
Aug 18, 1982 - The Reds play 14 innings and overcome a 5-1 Mets lead to win 7-6. Cesar Cedeno singles in the winning run. Tomorrow they will win in the 10th against the Mets 3-1 on Ron Oester's HR.
Aug 17, 1982 - Cincinnati's Mario Soto fans 15 Mets in a 9-2 victory to raise his league-leading total to 209. Soto walks none. He will finish the season with 274 strikeouts 2nd only to Steve Carlton's 286. The Reds Cesar Cedeno steals his 500th base just the 10th player in history to reach that level.
Sep 8, 1981 - Houston's Cesar Cedeno is fined $5000 but not suspended after attacking a fan during the Astros 3-2 loss to the Braves. Witnesses said that 3 men in the box seats had been loudly berating Cedeno's wife and making remarks about the 1973 incident in which he was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for the accidental shooting death of a young woman in the Dominican Republic.
Oct 10, 1980 - A scoreless pitchers' duel in Houston ends in the bottom of the 11th inning on Joe Morgan's leadoff triple and Denny Walling's sacrifice ?y. Houston is up 2 games to one but the win is costly as Cesar Cedeno injures an ankle.
Jun 12, 1978 - Jesus Alou signed by Houston after being out of ML baseball for 2 seasons goes 4-for-4 to help the Astros to a 6-5 win over Pittsburgh. Alou is now hitting .343. Cesar Cedeno also helps driving in 3 runs with a single. The runners take off with 2 outs and a 3-2 count.
Dec 11, 1973 - In a motel in the Dominican Republic‚ Cesar Cedeno is with a girl friend when she takes his gun and accidentally shoots and kills herself. After the gunshot‚ Cedeno calls the police and says that a woman has been killed. Then he flees the scene before turning himself in to the police 8 hours later. Cedeno is charged with voluntary manslaughter‚ and spends 20 days in jail before the charges are reduced to involuntary manslaughter and he is released. He will be found guilty of the latter‚ fined‚ but spend no more time in jail.
Apr 23, 1972 - Sending 14 men to the plate the Astros erupt for 10 runs in the 9th to defeat the Giants 13-7. Cesar Cedeno collects 5 hits including 2 in the 9th when he drives in 3 runs. May has a 3-run homer in the 9th