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This Day in Indians History
July 6th

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1936 After the first batter makes an out trying to bunt, 17 year-old right-hander Bob Feller, a farm boy from Van Meter, Iowa, strikes out eight consecutive batters in three innings during an All-Star break exhibition game against the Cardinals' Gashouse Gang. The contest marks the Indian rookie's first appearance in a big-league uniform.
1942 Powered by first-inning home runs by Indians' shortstop Lou Boudreau and Tigers' first baseman Rudy York, the American League All-Stars defeat the NL at the Polo Grounds, 3-1. The game also features the first and only starting sibling battery in All-Star history as losing pitcher Mort Cooper throws to backstop Walker Cooper, his brother.
1956 Jim Busby hits his second grand slam in consecutive days to beat the A's, 4-2. In a 13-7 loss to Detroit yesterday, the Indians' outfielder hit his bases-loaded home run off winner Frank Lary in the first inning.

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