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Wednesday, July 23, 2008

This Day in Red Sox History

July 24 1978: Carl Yastrzemski drives in Fred Lynn with a single in the 6th inning, for the 1500th RBI of his career. Exactly one year later, Yaz hits the 400th home run of his career.

July 23 1973: Nomar Garciaparra is born in Whittier, California. 29 years later, on 7/23/2002, he hits three home runs including a grand slam in a 22-4 win over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

July 22 1944: Sparky Lyle is born in DuBois, Pennsylvania.

July 21 1946: Ted Williams hits for the cycle at home against St. Louis. The Red Sox win 7-4.

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