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 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 , 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 the 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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