This Date in Baseball History – August 4

Tom Seaver and Rod Carew

On August 4, 1985, Tom Seaver crafted a gem against the New York Yankees in The Bronx, going the distance to reach a rare milestone. Later that night, in the third inning at Angel Stadium, Rod Carew reached a special milestone of his own.

Mick Gillispie told the story of Seaver’s 300th win and Carew’s 3000th hit during the sixth inning of Tennessee’s game with the Pensacola Blue Wahoos on Monday.

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The Smokies Radio Network is the official radio network for the Chicago Cubs AA affiliate, the Tennessee Smokies. Daily broadcasts begin with the Pilot-Oscar Mayer pre-game show airing 15 minutes before every game. Following the game the broadcast concludes with the Edward Jones Investments post-game show. The Smokies Radio Network staff includes the Director of Broadcasting Mick Gillispie, Sr. Broadcast Assistant Greg Young, Broadcast Assistant Keith Brake and Broadcast Intern James Rowe.


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