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Elephant Rumblings: Dustin Fowler Not Moonlight Graham, D’Backs Get Permission To Explore New Stadium

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Today in Baseball History:

  • 1888 - The Philadelphia Athletics play their first official Sunday home game at Gloucester, NJ — or so they think. The American Association league secretary will later rule the game illegally rescheduled and throw it out of the official records.
  • 1967 - In the 8th inning against Jim Bunning of the Phillies, Hank Aaron drives a ball to deep center field and scores ahead of the relay. It will be the only inside-the-park home run among his 755.

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