On June 28, 1959 — In a 6-0 loss to the Giants, Wally Post becomes the first major leaguer to throw out two runners from the outfield in one inning. In the bottom of the first, the Phillies’ outfielder nails Orlando Cepeda at second base and then starts a 9-6-3 double play on Daryl Spencer’s fly ball to right field.

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