Chipper Jones Becomes 2nd No. 1 Overall Pick to Be Elected to Hall of Fame

Fact: By receiving 97.2 percent of the votes, former Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones became the second No. 1 overall pick to be elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Ken Griffey Jr., enshrined in 2016, was the first.

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Chipper Jones Becomes 2nd No. 1 Overall Pick to Be Elected to Hall of Fame

Fact: By receiving 97.2 percent of the votes, former Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones became the second No. 1 overall pick to be elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Ken Griffey Jr., enshrined in 2016, was the first.

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Source: Mark Bowman

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Dodgers and Astros Combine for Most HRs Ever Hit in a Single World Series

Fact: With seven more home runs in Game 5, the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros broke the World Series record for most combined homers in a single Fall Classic. The previous record was 21, set by the Anaheim Angels and the San Francisco Giants.

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Clayton Kershaw: 1st Dodgers P Since 1965 with 10-Plus Ks in World Series Game

Fact: By fanning 11 Houston Astros in seven innings in a 3-1 victory in Game 1 on Tuesday night, Clayton Kershaw became the first Dodgers pitcher since Sandy Koufax in 1965 to strike out 10-plus batters in a World Series game.

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Astros Become 1st Team to Win the Pennant in Both the AL and the NL

Fact: By defeating the New York Yankees in the American League Championship Series, the Houston Astros became the first team in MLB history to win pennants in both the American League and the National League.

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Yu Darvish Becomes 1st Pitcher to Draw Bases-Loaded Walk in Playoffs Since 1977

Fact: In the sixth inning of Tuesday's Game 3 of the National League Championship Series, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish drew a walk to force in a run, becoming the first pitcher to draw a bases-loaded walk in the postseason since 1977.

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Yu Darvish Becomes 1st Pitcher to Draw Bases-Loaded Walk in Playoffs Since 1977

Fact: In the sixth inning of Tuesday's Game 3 of the National League Championship Series, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish drew a walk to force in a run, becoming the first pitcher to draw a bases-loaded walk in the postseason since 1977.

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Justin Verlander Strikes Out 10-Plus in Playoff Game for 7th Time, Most All Time

Fact: Justin Verlander struck out 13 batters in the Houston Astros' 2-1 victory over the New York Yankees in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series on Saturday, his seventh career postseason game with at least 10 strikeouts. No other pitcher in MLB history has more than five such games.

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