On This Date 7/28/1985
Darrell Evans of the Detroit Tigers hits the 300th home run of his career off Ken Schrom. The homer helps the Tigers to a 3-2 win over Minnesota Twins at the Metrodome. The home run comes at 3:00 on a 3-0 pitch in the sixth inning. The 1985 season would be a career year for Evans, who hit 40 home runs and became the oldest player to lead the American League in dingers at the age of 38.