Found August 23, 2012 on The Baseball Page:
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Grease is the word: August 23, 1982, Gaylord Perry of the Seattle Mariners is caught putting a foreign substance on the ball. Long suspected of throwing a “spitball”, Perry is ejected from a game for the first and only time in his career. August 23, 1936, future Hall of Famer Bob Feller makes his first major league start and strikes out the first eight batters he faces. The Cleveland Indians rookie finishes the game with 15 strikeouts and a complete-game victory. August 23, 1980 marks a historic sale when Charlie Finley sells the Oakland A’s to the Levi Strauss company for nearly $13 million. During Finley’s reign in Oakland, the A’s won three consecutive World Championships. Finley was also influential the in American League’s adoption of the designated hitter, World Series night games, and multi-colored uniforms. Three 7th Inning Stretches on August 23, 1989! Rick Dempsey homers off Dennis Martinez in the top of the 22nd inning to break up a scoreless tie and g...
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