Hoyt Wilhelm’s Home Run

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Date of Event: April 23, 1952

Hoyt Wilhelm didn’t really look like a war hero, a home run hitter, or even a big-time pitcher, but there was greatness within. He threw a mean knuckle ball and pitched in 1070 games, a record that wasn’t broken until just 20 years ago and is still 6th on the list. On April 23, 1952, Wilhelm excelled in batting as well when he hit the first and only home run of his career.

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Larry Dierker was born September 22, 1946, in Hollywood California. Larry is a former Major League Baseball pitcher, manager, broadcaster, and he is also an accomplished American novelist, blogger, essayist, playwright, motivational speaker, and digital entrepreneur.

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