On November 20, 1989, Robin Yount of the Milwaukee Brewers becomes only the second player to win MVP awards at two different positions. Yount, the Brewers’ starting center fielder, batted .318 with 21 home runs and 103 RBIs. He won his first MVP Award as a shortstop.
Los Angeles’s Lee Thomas ties the major-league record with nine hits in a doubleheader, five in the first game and 4, including three home runs, in the second. Thomas ties the American League record with 19 total basesin a doubleheader. But Kansas City wins both games from the Angels, 7 – 3 and 13 – 12.
September 5, 1961