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This Date In Baseball

1930 — Cleveland’s Earl Averill drove in eight runs with three consecutive home runs to lead the Indians to a 13-7 victory over the Washington Senators in a doubleheader opener. Averill added another homer in the nightcap, which the Senators took 6-4, and set an American League record with 11 RBIs in the doubleheader.

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The Roosevelt trail, from Maine to North Dakota

In this undated photo, the statues of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln are shown at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. Theodore Roosevelt and two more Roosevelts who occupied the White House, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his first lady, Eleanor, are the subjects of a new Ken Burns documentary for public television, “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.” (AP Photo, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Ken Burns’ new documentary about the Roosevelts — presidents Theodore and Franklin, and Franklin’s wife Eleanor — is bound to stir interest in some of the places connected to them. Here’s a look at some major Roosevelt sites, including birthplaces, family homes, vacation retreats and national parks and monuments from Maine to North Dakota.

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Yankees eliminated from East race, lose to Rays

Tampa Bay Rays' Ben Zobrist lines an RBI walk off single off New York Yankees relief pitcher Shawn Kelley during the ninth inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Rays won the game 1-0. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Derek Jeter’s final season now has no chance of ending with an AL East title.

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Mets rookie deGrom ties K mark; Marlins win 6-5

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in New York, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom struck out his first eight batters to match a major league record before the Miami Marlins finally started making contact Monday night and rallied late for a 6-5 victory over the New York Mets.

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Mets’ deGrom ties MLB record with 8 Ks at start

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in New York, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom has tied a major league record by striking out his first eight batters.

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