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On July 1, 1990, Andy Hawkins of the New York Yankees threw a no-hitter but lost the game 4-0.  Unreal.

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In 1933, outfielder Chick Hickey became the first member of the Cincinnati Reds to be selected to play in the MLB All-Star Game.

Chick Hickey

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The 2010 baseball season marked the first time in Milwakuee Brewers history in which two batters were each hit by 20 or more pitches over the course of the same baseball season.  Rickie Weeks was hit by 25 balls and Prince Fielder was not too far behind with 21 HBP.

Chicago Cubs v Milwaukee Brewers

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Two members of the Milwaukee Brewers stole 40 or more bases during the 1992 baseball season.  Pat Listach led the club with 51 steals and Darryl Hamilton swiped 41.

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Boston Red Sox legends Fred Lynn and Johnny Pesky both hit .331 in their rookie campaigns.

Lynn Pesky

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The winner of the first Giants game in the history of the San Francisco franchise was Ruben Gomez.  The victory came on April 15, 1958 in an 8-0 win over the rival Los Angeles Dodgers.

ruben gomez 1958 topps

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The all-time leader in Arizona Diamondbacks history for single-season triples is Tony Womack.  Womack connected for 14 triples over the course of the 2000 baseball season.

Tony Womack