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This Week in Baseball – Week 36

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August 30th

In 1988, Kent Tekulve becomes the second pitcher in major league history to appear in 1,000 games by pitching 2 innings in a 7-5 Philly win over the Giants

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August 31st

In 1990, Ken Griffey Sr. and Ken Griffey Jr. became the first father son duo to appear as teammates in a Major League Game in a 5-2 Mariners win over the Royals.

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September 1st

In 1995, Sparky Anderson manages his four-thousandth Major League game.

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September 2nd

In 1995,Tim Raines achieves an American League record streak of 40 consecutive stolen bases.

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September 3rd

In 1981, The Boston Red Sox and the Seattle Mariners played the longest game in Fenway Park’s history, 19 innings, before the game was suspended with the score tied 7-7. The Mariners won 8-7 in 20 innings when the game resumed the next day.

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September 4th

In 1993, Jim Abbott pitched the New York Yankees’ first no-hitter in 10 years in a 4-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians. Check out the full game below.

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September 5th

In 1998, Mark McGwire became only the third player to reach sixty home runs, as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-0. Thanks Steroids’!

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We would like to thank http://www.todayinbaseballhistory.com/ for providing the historical information provided on this post.

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