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Today in Baseball History:

  • 1914 - Three players hit their first career homer for the Kansas City Packers of the Federal League: Duke Kenworthy, Art Kruger and John Potts all go deep in a feat that will not be matched until June 24, 2017, by the Oakland A’s (Matt Olson, Jaycob Brugman, Frankin Barreto.) The Packers defeat the Chicago Chi-Feds, 12 - 4 at Weeghman Park.
  • 1961 - Roger Maris hits his first home run of 1961 (off Paul Foytack) and Mickey Mantle adds home runs from both sides of the plate (for the eighth time) as New York wins 13-10 at Tiger Stadium.

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