On September 15, 1978 — The Dodgers become the first ML team ever to draw three million fans. Jay Blood is the historic three millionth spectator as the Dodgers shut out the Braves, 5 – 0. The victory is dampened when coach Jim Gilliam suffers a brain hemorrhage.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference September 15
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