Aug 17 - This Day In Baseball

Aug 17 - This Day In Baseball

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Mays moves into second place on the all-time home run list, Ruth has his best season, Gehrig sets the record of 1,308 consecutive games played, Jackson hits HR 522, Pete Rose makes his last appearance, and Brett raises his average .401 on August 17th

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