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June 14th

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1969 Reggie Jackson accumulates 11 total bases and drives in ten runs in Oakland's 21-7 rout of the Red Sox. The A's outfielder's offensive output in the Fenway Park contest includes a pair of two-run homers, a double, and a single.
1974 Thanks to Denny Doyle's one-out double plating Mickey Rivers in the 15th inning, the Angels beat the Red Sox and Luis Taint, who goes the distance facing 56 batters in the 4-3 walk-off loss to the Halos. California starter Nolan Ryan, throwing an unbelievable 235 pitches, whiffs Cecil Cooper six consecutive times in the Anaheim Stadium contest en route to striking out 19, a feat the 27-year-old right-hander will accomplish three times this season.
1975 The Angels trade Denny Doyle to the Red Sox in exchange for a player to be named later (Chuck Minor) and cash. Boston's new slick-fielding second baseman will play a pivotal role in the team's championship season, compiling a 22-game hitting streak and batting .310 after arriving from California.
1990 The National League announces plans to expand from 12 to 14 teams. The two new franchises that will begin playing in 1993 are the Florida Marlins and Colorado Rockies.
1998 With a 4-2 victory over Cleveland, the Yankees tie a major league record by winning or splitting their 24th consecutive series. The Bronx Bombers equal the mark shared by the 1912 Red Sox and the 1970 Reds.
2015 The Blue Jays, with their 13-5 rout of the Red Sox at Fenway Park, win their 11th straight game, tying a franchise record, a mark accomplished three times previously. Tomorrow, a 4-3 extra-inning loss to the Mets at Citi Field snaps the team's consecutive victory streak.

6 Fact(s) Found