On August 9, 1947, Larry Doby of the Cleveland Indians and Hank Thompson of the St. Louis Browns make history by becoming the first African-American players to oppose each other in major league history. Doby’s Indians earn a 5-2 win.
Philadelphia Phillies left-hander Steve Carlton passes Walter Johnson to move into second place on the all-time strikeout list
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