Warren Spahn Hits 31st Home Run

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Date of Event:  July 26, 1962

Warren Spahn didn’t like the concept of the designated hitter, as he believed pitchers could hit just as well as other position players; and often, he proved his belief to be true. He hit 35 home runs throughout his career, and on July 26, 1962, he hit his 31st, reaching a new national league record for pitchers.