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This Day in Red Sox History
June 16th

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1928 Bill Regan becomes the first player in Red Sox history to homer twice in an inning when he hits two round-trippers, including an inside-the-park homer, in the eight-run fourth frame of the team's 10-5 victory over Chicago at Comiskey Park. The feat will not be accomplished again by a BoSox player until 1990 when Ellis Burks homers twice in the fourth frame of the team's 12-4 rout of the Tribe at Cleveland Stadium.
1938 Future Hall of Famer Jimmie Foxx is walked six consecutive times in the Red Sox' 12-8 victory over the Browns. The Boston first baseman will lead the American League this season with 119 bases on balls.

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1961 In his major league debut, 18-year-old Lew Krausse Jr., signed as an amateur free agent for $125,000 by A's owner Charlie Finley, throws a three-hit shutout and collects two hits in Kansas City's 4-0 victory over L.A. at Municipal Stadium. In 1932, the redheaded fireballer's dad blanked the Red Sox in his final major league appearance, giving the father-son duo back-to-back shutouts twenty-nine years apart.
2001 In a game that features thousands of swarming moths, the Red Sox beat the Braves and the bugs in extra innings at Turner Field, 9-5. Although the swarm has little bearing on the game's outcome, the insects bothered some players, including Dave Martinez, who claimed to have one sucked into his mouth.

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