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Myril Hoag 6 singles in 1 game...

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June 07, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, June 7, 1934 

* Myril Hoag 6 hits (singles) in 1 game 
* New York Yankees 

The sport's section (page 32) has a 2 column heading: "Yanks Break Even With Red Sox, But Lose League Lead to Tigers" with subhead: "Hoag Equals Circuit Record by Smashing 6 Singles in Row in Opener" and photo of Hoag. (see) First report coverage on Myril Hoag becoming the 1st New York Yankee to have 6 hits in one 9 inning game. This record was held until Johnny Damon tied it in 2008. All of Hoag hits were singles which is a MLB record for a 9 inning game. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Minor spine wear, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century