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On this date...July 16thYear
This 2x NL batting champion and 8x NL RBI leading first baseman on the Chicago Colts became the first major leaguer in history to collect 3,000 career hits1897
This 3x World Series champion and 2x AL home run leading outfielder on the New York Yankees became the first major league player to hit 30 home runs in a season1920
This outfielder on the Cleveland Indians became the 4th outfielder in major league history with two unassisted double plays in one season1968
This first baseman for the Chicago White Sox slid head first into first base then dropped his pants to brush away dirt inside his uniform in front of 14,770 fans at Tiger Stadium1990
On this date...July 16thYear
This outfielder on the San Francisco Giants set a major league record by playing his 267th consecutive game without an error1993
This All Star and 2005 NL Rookie of the Year first baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies became the fastest player to hit 200 career home runs, doing so in 658 games2009
The Minnesota Twins retired #28 in honor of this 2x All Star and Hall of Fame pitcher2011
This pitcher signed with the New York Yankees, becoming the first player born and raised in Poland to sign with a major league team2013

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