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  • 1960 — Joe Ginsberg of the Orioles loses a struggle with Hoyt Wilhelm’s knuckler, and ties the record set six days earlier by teammate Gus Triandos with three passed balls in one inning. Dick Williams of the A’s belts a grand slam, as the American League record of three in one day in one league is tied for the second time in 16 days. Williams also doubles in a 9-run 5th inning. Kansas City beats Baltimore, 10 - 0.
  • 1991 — Oakland OF Jose Canseco is photographed leaving the West Side apartment of singer Madonna. He then goes 0 for 3 in Oakland’s 5 - 3 loss to the Yankees.

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