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This Day in Dodgers History
July 3rd

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1925 Milt Stock sets a National League mark by having his fourth consecutive four-hit game, going 16-for-23 to compile a .696 batting average during the streak. The 31-year-old second baseman's offensive output, which includes three singles and a triple, helps the Robins beat the Giants at Ebbets Field, 6-3.
1949 At the Polo Grounds, New York southpaw Monty Kennedy, en route to a 16-0 rout of the Dodgers, hits a grand slam. Another 51 seasons will pass before Shawn Estes becomes the next Giants hurler to go deep with the bases loaded in 2000.
1958 In their 35th home date in L.A., the transplanted Dodgers reach the one million mark in attendance. Last season, the team drew only 1,028,258 fans, playing games at Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City (NJ) and Brooklyn's Ebbets Field.
2013 Yasiel Puig becomes the first player to be named Player of the Month for the first month he plays in the major leagues in the 55-year history of the award. The Dodger outfielder played in 26 games in June, compiling a .436 batting average, with his 44 base hits being the second-most ever by a first-month player, only behind Joe DiMaggio's total of 48 in 1936.

4 Fact(s) Found