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  • 1970 - Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Dock Ellis no-hits the San Diego Padres, 2 - 0. Ellis receives all his support on two home runs by Willie Stargell. Ellis will later claim that he was suffering from the after-effects of his previous night’s LSD trip while pitching this gem.
  • 1975 - Oakland Athletics outfielder Billy Williams hits his 400th career home run.

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