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Wed, 1939-06-28

In Philadelphia‚ the Yankees hit 8 HRs (Dahlgren (2)‚ DiMaggio (2)‚ Dickey‚ Gordon‚ Henrich‚ Selkirk) in the first game of a doubleheader with the A's‚ and 5 more in the nightcap. Both are ML records‚ as are the 87 total bases and 98 at bats in a doubleheader. In the 7th inning‚ the Yanks belt 3 homers with 2 outs tying a ML mark; they are the 3rd major league team to accomplish that feat this month. Joe DiMaggio‚ Babe Dahlgren‚ and Joe Gordon each hit 3 HRs for the afternoon as the Yankees win the opener 23-2. Monty Pearson wins the laugher. New York then bangs out 16 hits takes the nightcap 10-0 behind Lefty Gomez's 3-hitter. Gomez contributes 2 hits himself. Facing just 5 pitchers in the twin bill‚ the Yankees finish off the A's in 2 hours‚ 27 minutes in the opener‚ and take 1 hour‚ 40 minutes in the 2nd game. The A's have no four-baggers on the day.

 

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Babe Dahlgren, Bill Dickey, Joe DiMaggio, Joe Gordon, Lefty Gomez, Monty Pearson, New York Yankees, Tommy Henrich

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