On August 25, 2001 — The Yankees defeat the Angels, 7 – 5, as Roger Clemens becomes the first American League hurler to go 17-1 to begin a season. OF Paul O’Neill hits his 20th home run of the year, making him the oldest player in history – at age 38 – to reach the 20 home run and 20 stolen base mark in a season.


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Baseball Reference August 25
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