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This Date In Baseball

1952 — Mike Fornieles of the Washington Senators, in his major league debut, pitched a one-hitter for a 5-0 victory over the Philadelphia Athletics in the second game of a doubleheader.

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Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

Concert goers leave the Made in America Festival after the grounds are evacuated due to thunderstorms on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Philadelphia. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.

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This Date In Baseball

1906 — The Philadelphia Athletics beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1 in 24 innings. Jack Coombs of the Athletics and Joe Harris of the Red Sox pitched all 24 innings. Coombs fanned 18.

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What to watch at US Open: Isner-Kohlschreiber III

Jan-Lennard Struff, of Germany, returns a shot John Isner, of the United States, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — John Isner is not the sort to study a lot of video of past matches in order to prepare for an upcoming opponent.

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Mets call up 2B Herrera, youngest player in MLB

New York Mets' Dilson Herrara, right, grounds into a double play off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher David Buchanan for his first at-bat in the major leagues in the second inning of a baseball game at Citi Field, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in New York. Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz, second from left, looks on. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

NEW YORK (AP) — A big season in the minors put Dilson Herrera on deck as Daniel Murphy’s potential replacement at second base for the New York Mets someday.

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