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1928 — New York Yan­kees score 11 runs in 12th in­ning to beat Detroit Tigers 12-1.

1933 — Joe DiMag­gio ends 61-game hit­ting streak in Pa­cific Coast League.

1939 — New York Yan­kees catcher Bill Dickey hits three con­sec­u­tive home runs.

1952 — Mickey Man­tle hits his first grand-slam home run.

1957 — Mickey Man­tle hits ca­reer home run num­ber 200.

1967 — Min­nesota Twins beat New York Yan­kees 3-2 in 18 in­nings.

1983 — Jarmila Kra­tochvilova of Cze­choslo­vakia sets 800m wo­man’s record (1:53.28) which still stands to­day.

1988 — Mike Sch­midt sets Na­tional League record ap­pear­ing in 2,155 games at third base.

1990 — U.S. beats the Sovi­ets 17-0 in base­ball at the Good­will Games.

1991 — Mon­treal Ex­pos’ Mark Gard­ner no hits Los An­ge­les Dodgers for 9 in­nings, but loses in 10th.

2005 — Greg Mad­dux of the Chicago Cubs be­comes the 13th pitcher in ma­jor league base­ball his­tory to regis­ter 3,000 strike­outs.

New York Yan­kees’ Mickey Man­tle hit his first grand slam home run on this date in 1952. And five years later to­day he hit ca­reer home run No. 200.

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