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Elephant Rumblings: Grant Holmes On Mound Again, D’Backs Discussing Machado

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Today in Baseball History:

  • 1932 - Doc Cramer of the A’s collects six hits in consecutive times at bat in a nine-inning game. Cramer will do this again in 1935, the only American League player to repeat the feat.
  • 1986 - After leading the club to a 26-38 record, Tony LaRussa is fired as manager of the White Sox and replaced by Jim Fregosi. LaRussa will be hired to manage the A’s early next month.
  • 1989 - The Yankees trade OF Rickey Henderson back to the A’s for journeymen pitchers Eric Plunk and Greg Cadaret and OF Luis Polonia.

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