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This Day in Dodgers History
August 22nd

5 Fact(s) Found
1917 In a 22-inning contest against the Dodgers, Pirates' outfielder Carson Bigbee sets a major-league record with 11 at-bats. The game was also the fourth straight extra-inning game played by Pittsburgh (59 innings), setting a National League record.
1965 Juan Marichal thinks Johnny Roseboro throws too close to his head while returning the ball to Sandy Koufax and attacks the Dodger catcher with his bat. The Los Angeles backstop suffers cuts on the head during the 14-minute brawl.
2000 Dodger first baseman Eric Karros, hitting a solo blast and a three-run round-tripper during a nine-run sixth inning of a 14-6 victory over the Expos, becomes the first player in the 111-year franchise history to hit two homers in an inning.
2000 Reds' outfielder Alex Ochoa helps set a major league record by hitting the 142nd grand slam of the season. The Cincinnati outfielder's first career bases-loaded homer eclipses the previous mark for grand slams, established in 1996.
2011 With two outs in the eighth inning in a game against the Dodgers at Busch Stadium, Matt Holliday exits the game when a moth gets stuck in his right ear. Using tweezers, the team trainers remove the deeply embedded insect from the Cardinal left fielder's auditory canal, which comes out alive.

5 Fact(s) Found