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Bobby Bonds joins Hank Aaron in the elite 30/30 club (September 13, 1969)

In a 6-4 defeat to the Reds on September 13, 1969, Bobby Bonds becomes the fourth player in major league history to steal at least 30 bases and hit at least thirty home runs in the same season. 21 more words

Milwaukee Braves (1953 - 1965)

Hitting Home Runs, Just Like Dad

A couple weeks ago, Prince Fielder belted his 300th career home run. As a result, he and his father, Cecil, became the second father-son duo in major league history to hit 300 or more home runs apiece. 923 more words

Ball With Seams

"He is a $900 Man"

Frank Leonardo Hough had a major conflict of interest.  While sports editor for The Philadelphia Inquirer, he also held a 12.5% interest in the Philadelphia Athletics from the club’s inaugural season until 1912—he also served as the team secretary for several seasons while working at the paper.   879 more words

On This Day In Baseball History: June 10, 2006

Kansas City Royals outfielder Reggie Sanders hits his 300th career home run making him only the fifth player in history to have both 300 homers and 300 stolen bases. 51 more words

On This Day In Baseball History

Great Moments In Baseball History: 1971 San Francisco Giants Win First NL West Division Crown

By Sam McPherson

It wasn’t supposed to have been this way. When the Giants decided to move to San Francisco in the late 1950s, there were visions of more frequent success with all the new riches the West Coast had to offer. 816 more words

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August 23 African American Historical Events

Today in Black History – August 23 *

1826 – Edward A. Jones receives his B.A. degree from Amherst
College. John Brown Russwurm is considered to be the… 276 more words

African American History