On April 24, 2014 — David Ortiz breaks Harold Baines’ record for games played at Designated Hitter (1,644); Ortiz already held records for hits, homers and RBI as a DH. Ortiz goes 0 for 1 with a walk and a hit-by-pitch before leaving early in a 12 – 5 Boston loss to the Yankees.

 


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Baseball Reference April 24

SABR Games Project

National Pastime April 24

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