This Day In History: 2000-08-19

August 19, 1939: Ted Williams hits the first grand slam home run of his storied carrier to lead the Red Sox to an 8-6 win over the Washington Senators in a game played in Griffith Stadium before 7,000 fans; Teddy Ballgame will go on to hit 17 grand slam homers, which ranks seventh on the MLB all-time list for grand slams.

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