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This Date In Baseball

1909 — Nap Rucker of the Brooklyn Dodgers struck out 16 batters in a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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This Date In Baseball

1925 — Lou Gehrig hit the first of his major league record 23 grand slam homers as the New York Yankees posted an 11-7 triumph over the Washington Senators.

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This Date In Baseball

1905 — Weldon Henley of the Philadelphia Athletics pitched a no-hitter, defeating the St. Louis Browns 6-0 in the first game of a doubleheader. It was the highlight of Henley’s 4-11 season.

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1921 — The Cleveland Indians and the New York Yankees combined for an AL-record 16 doubles in the Indians’ 17-8 victory. Cleveland had nine doubles and New York seven.

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1909 — Cleveland shortstop Neal Ball pulled off the first unassisted triple play in modern major league history.

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