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Elephant Rumblings: Chapman walks and scores, Hendriks strikes out three in All-Star Game debuts

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2019 MLB All-Star Game, presented by Mastercard Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images

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  • 1932 — Indians flychaser Johnny Burnett collects a record nine hits in 11 at-bats in an 18-inning game iin which the A’s outscore the Tribe, 18 - 17. Jimmie Foxx hits 3 home runs, and has 16 total bases and 8 RBI for the A’s. After Philadelphia starter Lew Krausse is knocked out in the 1st inning, Eddie Rommel is forced to hurl 17 innings in relief as manager/owner Connie Mack, trying to save train fare, has brought only two pitchers; Rommel gives up a record 29 hits.

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