- California high school shortstop Royce Lewis is the first overall pick in the 2017 amateur draft, by the Minnesota Twins.
- Scooter Gennett becomes the 17th player in major league history to have a four-homer game.
- West Chester University of Pennsylvania wins the 2017 Division II College World Series.
- Albert Pujols (pictured) becomes the 9th major league player to hit 600 home runs.
- Edinson Volquez pitches the first no-hitter of the major league season.