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  • 1980 - Oakland’s Rick Langford (13-9) defeats the Mariners, 11 - 3, for his 17th consecutive complete game, the most in the majors since Robin Roberts’ 20 in a row in 1953.
  • 1990 - Mark McGwire hits a game-winning grand slam in the bottom of the 10th to give Oakland a 6 - 2 win over Boston. He becomes the first player to hit 30 home runs in each of his first four seasons.

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