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September 6th also happens to be a very historic day in baseball history.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Athletics Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports

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Today in Baseball History:

  • 1913 - Athletics second baseman Eddie Collins steals home twice in victory over Red Sox.
  • 1970 - Blue Moon Odom allows just two hits and adds a homerun as the A’s beat the Royals 7-1. Side note: what happened to decent baseball nicknames?
  • 1995 - Cal Ripkin plays in his 2,131st consecutive game, surpassing Lou Gehrig’s record. Ripkin receives a standing ovation for more than five minutes.
  • 2002 - The A’s 20-game win streak is snapped as the Green and Gold are blanked by the Twins.

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