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1929 Between games of a twin bill, the Reds entertain the fans by sponsoring a base-circling contest with the winning player receiving $75 in prize money. Cincinnati outfielder Evar Swanson breaks Hans Lobart's record of 13.8 seconds set earlier in the year as he completes the 360-foot dash in 13.3 seconds, according to official AAU timers who officiated the race.
1964 At Wrigley Field, Larry Jackson fires a six-hitter, beating the Reds, 6-1, to become the season's first 20-game winner. The 33 year-old right-handed workhorse will finish the campaign with a 24-11 record for the eighth-place Cubs.
2007 Prince Fielder's NL-leading 46th home run establishes a Brewers franchise record. The Milwaukee first baseman's third inning round-tripper off Reds' hurler Kirk Saarloos breaks the team's home-run mark set by Gorman Thomas (1979) and Richie Sexson (2001, 2003).

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