Today in New York Mets History: August 4, 1982 – Former New York Met Joel Youngblood became the first player in MLB history to get a base hit for two different teams in two different cities in the same day.
When the first report came across my Twitter feed, my heart raced. I just kept whispering to myself, no, no, no, no as I swiped and searched for sources that would confirm what I was reading was a bad joke.
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