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Elephant Rumblings: A’s Happy To Say Goodbye To Ohtani For A While

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  • 1969 - Billy Williams of the Chicago Cubs hits four consecutive doubles to lead his team to an 11 - 3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.
  • 1971 - The Oakland Athletics trade 1B/OF Felipe Alou to the New York Yankees in exchange for two prospects. In 1972, Alou’s younger brother, Matty, will join him in New York pinstripes. The Yankees will acquire him in another deal with Oakland.
  • 1989 - Rickey Henderson of the New York Yankees gets his his 800th career stolen base in a 4 - 3 New York loss to the Cleveland Indians.

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