On August 26, 2001 — The Cubs defeat the Cardinals, 6 – 1, as Sammy Sosa hits two more home runs, his 50th and 51st of the season. In doing so, he joins Mark McGwire and Babe Ruth as the only players with four 50-homer seasons.


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Baseball Reference August 26
National Pastime August 26
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
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