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1922 - Babe Ruth and Bob Meusel returned to the Yankees lineup. They had been suspended on October 16, 1921.

1941 - Taft Wright (Chicago White Sox) set an American League record for 13 consecutive games with RBIs.

1946 - Claude Passeau made his first error since September 21, 1941. He set the pitcher's fielding record at 273 consecutive errorless chances.

1948 - Joe DiMaggio (New York Yankees) hit a single, double, triple and home run in the same game. It was the second time he hit for the cycle.

1959 - The New York Yankees were in last place for the first time since May 25, 1940.

1984 - Roger Clemens got his first victory.

1988 - Mike Schmidt hit his 535th home run to move into 8th place on the all-time list.

1991 - Jeff Reardon got his 300th career save.

1995 - Marty Cordova tied a rookie record when he recorded home runs in 5 consecutive games.

1997 - Frank Thomas (Chicago White Sox) reached base safely for the 15th straight time.

2006 - Barry Bonds (San Francisco Giants) tied Babe Ruth for second place with his 714th career home run.

2015 - The NFL announced that extra points would be kicked from the 15-yard line starting with the 2015 season.


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If you set a goal for yourself and are able to achieve it, you have won your race. Your goal can be to come in first, to improve your performance, or just finish the raceĀ—it's up to you.
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