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This Day in Baseball - The Daily Rewind

This podcast is for the baseball fan with a curious mind. We bring you one event from each day in the calendar and go well beyond the box score. Our stories are brief and fun and come with some surprises.

Jul 29, 2021

July 29, 1936 At Comiskey Park Future Hall of Famer Luke Appling leads the White Sox vs the Philadelphia A's. 

 


Jul 26, 2021

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July 26, 1933 The 61-game hitting streak of the San Francisco Seals' 18-year-old rookie, Joe DiMaggio, is stopped by Ed Walsh, Jr. of the Oakland Oaks.

Babe Ruth makes his final public appearance on July 26, 1948. Ruth...


Jul 9, 2021

On July 8, 1935 — The American League continues its All-Star Game reign, winning the third event, at Cleveland’s Municipal Stadium, 4 – 1. Jimmie Foxx is the hitting star with a homer and three RBI. The rule that no pitcher can throw more than three innings unless the game goes into extra innings will...


Jun 30, 2021

On June 30, 1962 With the aid of 13 strikeouts and a Frank Howard home run, Sandy Koufax no-hits Bob Miller and the Mets, 5 – 0 in Los Angeles. Sandy starts off the game by fanning the side on nine pitches in the 1st inning, the first National League pitcher to strike out the side on nine pitches since...


Jun 28, 2021

On June 28, 1970, the Pittsburgh Pirates play their final two games at venerable Forbes Field, which opened its doors in 1909. A crowd of over 40,000 watches the Bucs sweep the Chicago Cubs, 3-2 and 4-1. The Pirates pull even with the Mets with the twin bill sweep.

Al Oliver hits the final home run in the ballpark’s...