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July 4th

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1961 Appearing as a pinch-hitter, Julio Becquer blasts a two-out ninth-inning grand slam, giving the Twins a dramatic 6-4 walkoff win over the White Sox in the first game of a doubleheader at Metropolitan Stadium. Minnesota sweeps of the twin bill when Harmon Killebrew’s only career inside-the-park homer proves to be the differences in team’s 4-2 victory in the nightcap.
1977 The Red Sox snap a nine-game losing streak by blasting a record-tying eight home runs in their 9-6 victory over Toronto at Fenway Park. The octet of round-trippers, hit by George Scott (2), Fred Lynn (2), Bernie Carbo, Butch Hobson, Carl Yastrzemski, and Jim Rice, matches the major league mark shared by the 1939 Yankees, 1953 Braves, 1956 Reds, 1961 Giants, and 1963 Twins.

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