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  • 1925 - The Philadelphia Athletics introduce another future Hall of Famer, 17-year-old catcher Jimmie Foxx, who pinch-hits a single in the 9 - 4 loss to the Washington Senators.
  • 1991 - Rickey Henderson of the Oakland Athletics surpasses Lou Brock as the major league career stolen base leader with his 939th steal in a 7 - 4 victory over the New York Yankees. Henderson breaks the record in the 4th inning, when he steals third base against catcher Matt Nokes.
  • 1992 - Rickey Henderson garners his 1,000th stolen base in the 1st inning of the Athletics’ 7 - 6 victory over Detroit at Tiger Stadium.

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