On December 15, 1940, Hall of Fame outfielder “Sliding Billy” Hamilton dies at the age of 74. Hamilton stole 912 bases and batted .344 over a 14-year career, placing him in the top 10 on the all-time batting list.
In an 8-2 win at Yankee Stadium, Rangers Bump Wills, and Toby Harrah hit back-to-back inside-the-park home runs on consecutive pitches. The pair of IPHRs marks the first time the oddity occurs in baseball history.
August 27, 1977
Denny Doyle, acquired from California in June for a player to be named (Chuck Ross) later and cash, extends his hitting streak to 22 games with a first inning home run in the Red Sox’s 6-4 victory over Detroit at Fenway Park. The usually light-hitting infielder will bat .310 for Boston and will play a pivotal role in Boston’s successful pennant drive.
August 3, 1975
1924 – With the Yankees beating the A’s, Boston tightens the race by edging the Senators, 2 – 1. September call-up Wade Lefler drives in Nemo Leibold in the 8th with a pinch double for the Nats’ only run. Washington now leads by a game. For the Senators, the loss stops Walter Johnson’s 13-game win streak and Sam Rice’s 31-game hitting streak.
September 26, 1924
September 20, 1972
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