This Week in Baseball – Week 31

July 26th

In 2011, the Pirates and the Braves played 19 innings with the Braves winning 4-3. The game took 6 hours and 39 minutes. The game ended on terrible call at home plate by Jerry Meals. This call wasn’t just bad it was dreadful. Check out how this game ended!


July 27th

In 2000, Jim Fregosi wins his 1,000th game. Jim passed in 2014, see this tribute to this true legend.


July 28th

In 2001, Billy Wagner gets taken downtown in the ‘Sayonara Slam’ when Brian Giles hits a Grand Slam Homerun in the bottom of the 9th to win the game.


July 29th

In 2003, Bill Mueller hits 3 home runs 2 of which were Grand Slams the first time someone ever hit switch hitting two Grand Slams. Watch these dingers soar!


July 30th

In 2017, Adrian Beltre joins the 3,000 hit club.


July 31st

In 2011, The Braves became the second team to join the 10,000 loss club along with the Phillies who achieved this accomplishment in 2007.


August 1st

In 1982, Hank Aaron is enshrined into the Hall of Fame. Get your tissues.


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