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Elephant Rumblings: EJax a Natural Fit in Oakland, Matt Chapman to Begin Rehab Stint Soon

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Today in Baseball History:

  • 1941 - On a sweltering day in front of 52,832 fans at Yankee Stadium, Joe DiMaggio breaks Wee Willie Keeler’s 1897 major league record hitting streak of 45 with a three-run homer off Red Sox hurler Dick Newsome.
  • 2008 - The Oakland Athletics sign Dominican amateur Michael Ynoa for a $4.25 million bonus, nearly $2 million than Wily Mo Pena’s 9-year-old record for an international amateur free agent. Ynoa will only win one game over the next four minor league seasons due to injuries and wildness.

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