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This date in baseball

1929 Cleveland’s Earl Averill became the first American League player to hit a home run in his first major league plate appearance. 1935 Babe Ruth, 40, made a sensational National League debut in Boston. His single and home run off Carl Hubbell led the Braves over the Giants 4-2. 1940 Bob Feller of Cleveland defeated the Chicago White Sox 1-0 in the only opening day no-hitter in major league history. ...

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