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This Day in Sports History (8/2/2020 – 8/8/2020)

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August 2nd, 1929

  • Don Hurst of the Philadelphia Phillies sets the National League record for six consecutive games with a home run.

August 3rd, 1914

  • The New York Yankees catcher throws out three would be base stealers in one inning.

August 4th, 2010

  • Alex Rodriguez hits his 600th career home run.

August 5th, 1969

  • Willie Stargell becomes the first player to hit a home run out of Dodger Stadium during a game.

August 6th, 1973

  • Roberto Clemente is inducted in to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

August 7th, 2007

  • Barry Bonds surpasses Hank Aaron for the most career home runs.

August 8th, 1922

  • The Pittsburgh Pirates set an MLB record for the most hits in a double header with 46 hits.

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