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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL September 16: Rockies’ Jorge de la Rosa posts 15th win of season

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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL September 15: Yasiel Puig’s 3-HR, 7-RBI game

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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL September 14: Miguel Olivo hits 3-run HR in first-ever at-bat

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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL September 13: Mariano Rivera records his 600th save

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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL September 12: David Ortiz joins the 500 HR club

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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL September 11: Minnie Minoso plays in 4th decade

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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL September 10: Alou brothers Felipe, Matty, Jose have consecutive at-bats for Giants

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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL September 3: Jose Ramirez sets record with 14 extra-base hits in 7 games

    There were plenty of players who contributed to the Cleveland Indians’ history-making hot streak during the home stretch of the…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL September 2: Roberto Clemente homers for 2,000 career hit

    The 1966 season turned out to be a pretty good one for Roberto Clemente, an all-around hitter who had his…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL September 1: Bernie Williams leads latest class of Latino Baseball Hall of Fame inductees

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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL August 31: Indians SS Omar Vizquel’s 6-for-7 game fuels 22-0 beating of the Yankees

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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL August 30: Edgardo Alfonzo’s 6-for-6, 3-HR, 5 RBI, 6-run game

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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL August 29: Battle of the Brothers pits Ramon and Pedro Martinez in classic pitcher’s duel

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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL August 28: Jose Reyes, 20, is youngest player ever to homer from both sides of the plate

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    August 21, 2020

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL August 21: New Met Yoenis Cespedes has 3 HR, 7 RBI, 5-hit game

    Few players have made a huge first impression on their new team like Yoenis Cespedes, the much-traveled Cuban outfielder who…
    August 20, 2020

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL August 20: Dave Concepcion, age 40, steals home in Reds win

    Great teams don’t win without great shortstops, and the Big Red Machine of the 1970s — perennial postseason contenders and…
    August 19, 2020

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL August 19: Johan Santana fans 17 batters, breaks Twins record

    He was one the best pitchers of the 2000s, and on this day in béisbol, Aug. 19, 2007, Johan Santana…
    August 18, 2020

    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL August 18: Manny Machado’s 3-HR game includes walk-off grand slam

    Love him or loathe him, there’s no argument Manny Machado is one of the better players in either league, a…
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