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Today in Baseball History:

  • 1922 - The AL reinstates the MVP award, last given in 1914. The NL will follow suit two years later.
  • 1970 - Oakland's Vida Blue pitches a no-hitter in his eighth Major League start, beating Minnesota 6-0.
  • Jimmie Foxx hits his 54th homerun to lead the A’s to an 8-4 win over the visiting Yankees.

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