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This Day in A's History
April 11th

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1928 Forty-year-old veteran Ty Cobb and 41 year-old Tris Speaker, who spent last season with the Senators, both start in the outfield on Opening Day for the A's, batting second and third, respectively. The 8-3 loss to the Yankees at Philadelphia's Shibe Park marks the first time the future Hall of Famer players have played teammates in a game.
2008 At Minute Maid Park, the Marlins set a club record, blasting six home runs en route to a 10-6 win against the Astros. Jeremy Hermida hit a pair of round-trippers, and teammates Mike Jacobs, Hanley Ramirez, Jorge Cantu, and Mike Rabelo contributed solo homers in Florida's fourth straight victory, matching the team's longest winning streak last season.

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