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Elephant Rumblings: A’s designate Nick Hundley, option Tanner Anderson, activate Brett Anderson

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  • 1930 — The A’s pull off triple steals twice in one game against the Indians. Al Simmons, Bing Miller, and Dib Williams are the base thieves in the 1st inning, and Mickey Cochrane, Simmons, and Jimmie Foxx steal together in the 4th.
  • 2004 — Paul Molitor, a member of the 3000 hit club, and Dennis Eckersley, who appeared in the most games of any Hall of Fame pitcher (1,071 games), are inducted into the Hall of Fame. Long-time Bay Area (A’s and Giants) broadcaster Lon Simmons wins the Ford C. Frick Award and the J.G. Taylor Spink Award is won by the New York Times’ Murray Chass, enabling both to be honored by the Hall for their outstanding reporting of the national pastime.

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