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This day in baseball: Hitting for the tricycle

On July 24, 1931, Floyd “Babe” Herman hit for the cycle for the second time in just ten days.  This was the third time in Herman’s career that he had accomplished the feat, making him one of only three players in history to do so.  19 more words

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In a game against the Red Sox on July 22, 1909, Detroit’s Ty Cobb stole three bases in a single inning.  This feat, occurring at Huntington Grounds in Boston, helped give the Tigers a 6-0 victory.

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On July 19, 1933, Rick and Wes Ferrell became the first set of brothers to hit home runs in the same game playing on opposing teams.   19 more words

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This day in baseball: King Karl

On July 17, 1936, Giants pitcher Carl Hubbell achieved a 6-0 victory over the Pirates.  This became the first of a 24-game winning streak for Hubbell, who would not lose a game until Memorial Day of 1937.   13 more words

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On July 12, 1901, Cy Young collected his 300th win as he leads the Boston Americans in a 5-3 victory over the A’s.  In the game at Huntington Grounds in Boston, Young gave up only seven hits.   14 more words

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This day in baseball: First round KO

After he is ejected from the game for disputing a called third strike on July 10, 1911, the Phillies’ Sherry Magee knocks out home plate umpire Bill Finneran with just one punch.   26 more words

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This day in baseball: All-Star walk-off

On July 8, 1941, the American League All-Stars defeated the National League All-Stars 7-5 when Boston’s Ted Williams launched a three-run home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth.  35 more words

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