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1896 – Ed Delahanty of the Phillies becomes the second MLB player to hit four homers in one game.

1934 – Babe Ruth hits career home run #700.

1943 – The first night All Star Game takes place at Shibe Park in Philadelphia.

1964 – Future Hall of Fame pitcher Early Wynn wins his 300th, and final, career game.

1972 – Carroll Rosenbloom, owner of the Baltimore Colts, and Robert Irsay, owner of the Los Angeles Rams, swap franchises.

1985 – The Yankees retire the numbers of Roger Maris (#9) and Elston Howard (#32).

2014 – Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants becomes the first pitcher in 48 years to hit two grand slams in one season.

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