On September 15, 1929 — Between games of a twin bill, the Reds entertain the fans by sponsoring a base-circling contest with the winning player receiving $75 in prize money. Cincinnati outfielder Evar Swanson breaks Hans Lobart’s record of 13.8 seconds set earlier in the year as he completes the 360-foot dash in 13.3 seconds, according to official AAU timers who officiated the race.

 


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Baseball Reference September 15
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