On August 29, 1964 — On Elston Howard Night, the Yankees take two from Boston, 10 – 2 and 6 – 1. Joe Pepitone’s three home runs, including a grand slam, and Roger Maris’s six singles lead the offense. Mickey Mantle hits home run number 447 in the opener and ties Babe Ruth’s career strikeout record (1,330) in the nightcap.
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