On this day: August 13

POSTED: 10:42 PM PDT Aug 09, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 12, 2016 

Disney brings an animated deer to movie screens, construction begins on the Berlin Wall, a Hall of Fame slugger dies, and tragedy strikes the Indiana State Fair, all on this day.

OTD August 13 - Lou Brock
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St. Louis Cardinals

1979: Lou Brock of the St. Louis Cardinals becomes the 14th player in Major League Baseball history to get his 3,000th career hit as his line drive caroms off Dennis Lamp's pitching hand in the 3-2 Cardinal victory over the Cubs. He would collect 23 more before retiring at the end of the season.


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