On July 10, 1934, in one of the most memorable All-Star Game performances ever, Carl Hubbell strikes out five consecutive future Hall of Famers. Hubbell fanned Ruth, Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Al Simmons, and Joe Cronin in that game won by the American League, 9-7. Hubbell himself gained entry to the Hall in 1947.

On July 10, 1982, Larry Parrish of the Texas Rangers tied a major league record by clubbing his third grand slam within the span of a week. Parrish’s latest slam lifted the Rangers to a 6-5 win over the Detroit Tigers. In 1968, Detroit’s Jim Northrup also hit three grand slams in a week.

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Lou Brock

Birthday wishes to Lou Brock, he broke Maury Wills’ single-season record for steals with 118 in 1974, and stole the all-time stolen base crown from Ty Cobb in 1977. He ended his career with 938 stolen bases and 3,023 hits.

Brock was elected into the Hall of Fame in 1985, he was a six-time NL All Star and eight-time NL stolen base leader. Check out his page on his birthday! http://www.thebaseballpage.com/players/brocklo01/bio

Nationals take on the Phillies tonight! (5/23/2012) FREE Daily Fantasy Baseball Team for tonight’s $250 Free Roll. http://ping.fm/tt7Gl http://ow.ly/b6uaH http://ow.ly/i/E7hi

Two great baseball birthdays today Hall of Famer Al Simmons one of the finest right handed hitters in the games history and Tommy John. http://ow.ly/b5bql

Will Dice K Pitch again for the Red Sox?

Bobby V and Ozzie Guillen are hard at work with the media.

Great story about Robinson outside of baseball.

Happy Birthday to Hall of Famer Phil Niekro, he is born in Blaine, Ohio. “Knucksie” will make his major league debut in 1964 with the Milwaukee Braves. He will win 318 games over a 24-year career and will gain election to the Hall of Fame in 1997. Celebrate his birthday by visiting and liking his page. http://www.thebaseballpage.com/players/niekrph01/bio