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  • 1984 - Oakland A’s Carney Lansford goes 0 for 5 against the Detroit Tigers, snapping his 24-game hitting streak. The streak is an Oakland record and the longest American League skein of the year. Lansford will collect hits in his next 11 games.
  • 2000 - The Oakland A’s defeat the Baltimore Orioles, 10 - 3, as Eric Chavez becomes the first Oakland player to hit for the cycle at home since the team moved to Oakland in 1968.

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