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Monday, April 25, 2016

Ryne Sandberg Breaks Record


On this date in baseball history, Ryne Sandberg of the Chicago Cubs hits his 267th home run. Breaking Joe Morgan's record, Sandberg would end up with 282 career home runs. He retired with .285 batting average with 2,386 hits. Sandberg was a 10 time All-Star, 1984 National League Most Valuable Player, 9 time Gold Glove Award winner, 7 time Silver Slugger Award winner, and his #23 has been retired by the Chicago Cubs. In 2005, he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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