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June 28th

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1973 White Sox first baseman Dick Allen's left leg is fractured as a result of a collision at the bag with Angels' baserunner Mike Epstein. The Chicago slugger, hitting .310 with 16 homers at the time, will miss most of the season, and his team, only one game out of first place, will finished the campaign 17 games behind Oakland, the AL West Division winners.
1991 In the Reds' 8-5 victory over Houston at Riverfront Stadium‚ Barry Larkin hits three consecutive home runs to join Ernie Banks (1955 Cubs) and Fred Patek (1980 Angels) as the only shortstops to to go deep three times in a game. The trio of round-trippers also gives the future Hall of Famer a major league record-tying five homers over a two-game span.
2008 In Chavez Ravine, the Dodgers, without the benefit of a hit for the entire game, defeat the Angels, 1-0. The combined losing effort of Halo hurlers Jered Weaver and Jose Arredondo isn’t considered officially as a no-hitter because the home team didn’t have to bat in the ninth.

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