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This Day in History

This Day in Minor League History

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Pedro Alvarez hit five homers and drove in 12 during the Baseball World Cup. (Brian Westerholt/Four Seam Images)
Monday, September 17, 1934
Hormidas Aube of Binghamton allowed a run but still finished a playoff no-hitter in a 3-1 victory over Williamsport.
Thursday, September 17, 2009
Pedro Alvarez became the first American player to hit three home runs in a World Cup game as Team USA routed Chinese Tapei, 14-3. More >
Friday, September 17, 2010
Jason Kipnis provided Columbus with all the offense it needed to capture the Governors' Cup. Promoted from Double-A in time for Game 1 of the International League Championship Series, the former second-round pick hit for the cycle and scored three runs as the Clippers wrapped up their first title in 14 years. Four nights later, in the Triple-A National Championship Game against Tacoma, Kipnis fell a single shy of another cycle. More >
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Midland captured its third straight Texas League crown with a 4-1 victory over Northwest Arkansas, becoming the circuit's first team to win three consecutive championships since 1925. More >