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August 18th

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1996 After arriving at the ballpark feeling ill, Padres' third baseman Ken Caminiti, refusing to be taken out of the lineup, goes on to hit two home runs and drives in four runs in the team's 8–0 win over the Mets at Mexico's Estadio de Beisbol Monterrey. The eventual National League MVP, a food poisoning and dehydration victim, recovers when he receives two liters of fluids and eats a Snickers bar before the game starts.

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