July 4, 1925 - Herb Pennock



The New York Yankees Herb Pennock and Philadelphia A's Lefty Grove matched up in one for the ages on July 4, 1925. It was without a doubt a different era as both starters pitched complete games...in a game that went 15 innings.

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July 3 - This Day In Baseball History



July 3 is probably no different than any other day in the long history of Major League Baseball, but several blow out games came to mind from the day prior to Independence Day.

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July 2, 1977 - Jim Spencer



On July 2, 1977 Chicago White Sox first baseman Jim Spencer recorded his second 2 home run, 8 RBI game of the season.

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July 1, 2005 - Bill Holden


On July 1, 2005 Bill Holden arrived to the home of the Chicago Cubs; Wrigley Field, after walking 2,100 miles. Hear his story by clicking the link.

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June 30 - Cy Young



On June 30, 1908 Boston Red Sox pitcher Cy Young became the oldest pitcher to ever throw a no-hitter. That mark would stand for 82 years. Listen to the show to find out who broke the no-hit age barrier and more information on Young.

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June 29 - Tom Seaver



On June 29, 1986 the Chicago White Sox traded Tom Seaver to the Red Sox. Seaver would close out his career at the end of the 86 season.

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June 28 - Frank Thomas



On June 28, 2007 the Blue Jays Frank Thomas hit his 500th home run. The short time Blue Jay played the bulk of his career with the Chicago White Sox where he won two American League MVP awards. ('93,'94) Thomas finished his career with 521 home runs.

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June 27, 1973 - Joe Torre


On June 27, 1973 Joe Torre hit for the cycle. Click the link to hear a few more of his accomplishments.

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June 26, 1962 - Earl Wilson



On June 26, 1962 Boston Red Sox pitcher Earl Wilson pitched a no-hitter. Click the link to hear what else he did during the game.

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June 25 - Toby Harrah and Cal Ripken



Two short stops made headlines on June 24th in two different years and in two different ways. Click the link to hear the comparisons.

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June 24, 1972 - Bernice Gera



On June 24, 1972 Bernice Gera became the first female to umpire a game. The career was extremely short lived.

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June 22 - This Day In Baseball History



On June 22, Carlton Fisk played in his final Major League game after more than two decades in the sport. At the time of his retirement he held the all-time mark for the most games at catcher.

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June 21 - This Day In Baseball History


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On June 21, 1986 Bo Jackson signs to play baseball with the Kansas Royals. By 86 Jackson had already passed up two chances to play baseball and one chance to play professional football.

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June 20 - This Day In Baseball History


On June 20, 2009 Jeff and Jered Weaver became the eighth set of brothers to start at pitcher against one another.

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