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This Day in Red Sox History
June 24th

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1911 Red Sox owner John I. Taylor announces he plans to lay out his new ballpark on slightly more than eight acres of land in the Fenway section of Boston. James McLaughlin serving as chief architect and the Cleveland-based Osborn Engineering Company, a well-respected firm involved in designing Yankee Stadium, Forbes Field, and Tiger Stadium, responsible for the civil engineering services for the $650,000 project, scheduled to begin in September.
1977 Bob Watson becomes the first player to complete a cycle in both leagues when he hits an eighth-inning RBI single, leading Houston to a 6-5 victory over the Giants at the Astrodome. The 31-year-old first baseman, duplicated by John Olerud (Mets, 1997, and Mariners, 2001) and Michael Cuddyer (Twins, 2009, and the Rockies, 2014), also collected a single, double, triple, and a home run while wearing a Red Sox uniform in 1979.
2003 After a 6-for-6 performance in an extra-inning loss against the Phillies at Veterans Stadium three days ago, Nomar Garciaparra goes 5-for-5 in the Red Sox' 10-1 rout of the Tigers at Fenway Park. The eleven hits are all singles, driving in only one run.

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