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This Day in Dodgers History
July 21st

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1930 Harvey Henrick's ninth-inning three-run round-tripper off the bench gives the Dodgers a dramatic 9-8 come-from-behind victory over the Redbirds in the first game of a twin bill at Ebbets Field. Redbirds George Puccinelli and Jim Bottomley and Brooklyn's Hal Lee all homer, appearing as pinch-hitters in the game.
1956 In a 13-6 defeat to the Cubs, Dodgers' shortstop Pee Wee Reese becomes one of five active players to collect 2000 hits, and teammate Junior Gilliam sets a major league record by handling 12 assists at second base.
1963 The usually mild-mannered Dodger manager Walter Alston is thrown out of both games of a doubleheader when the Braves sweep a twin bill from Los Angeles for the first and only time in Milwaukee, 7-2 and 13-7. To make matters worse, the manager has beer thrown in his face by a hometown fan as he leaves the second game. (My thanks to Lee for sharing this entry. He attended the game at County Stadium as a ten-year-old. -LP)
2001 The Dodgers rout the Rockies, 22–7, scoring the most runs by the team since July 10, 1943, when the wartime Brooklyn club beat the Pirates at Ebbets Field, 23-6. The franchise mark for tallies in a contest is 25, first accomplished on May 20, 1896, then matched in 1901 on September 23rd.

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