Joel Youngblood

Joel Youngblood had amostly undistinguished 14-year MLB career, though on this day in 1982 he laid claim to one of the more quirky feats in baseball history.On Aug. 4, 1982,Youngblood became the only https://www.piratesedges.com/pittsburgh-pirates/jung-ho-kang-jerseyplayer ever to get a hit for two teams, in two cities, on the same day.MORE: 10 single-season MLB feats we’ll never see againYoungblood began the day as a member of the Mets https://www.piratesedges.com/pittsburgh-pirates/willie-stargell-jersey , who played a day game against the Cubs at Wrigley Field in Chicago. In that game, Youngblood went 1-for-2 with two RBIsin a 7-4 Mets win. After the game, he was traded to the Expos, who played that night against the Phillies in Philadelphia. In that game, Youngblood singled as a pinch-hitter in the seventh inning of a 5-4 Phillies win. Two hits, for two teams, in two cities, on thehttps://www.piratesedges.com/pittsburgh-pirates/starling-marte-jerseysame day. That’s impre sive enough. But even more impre sive is that both hits came off eventual Hall of Famers: Ferguson Jenkins in Chicago and Steve Carlton in Philadelphia.Not a bad day at the office(s).

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