Record setting events

This image provided by firefighters shows the wreckage of a racing boat that allegedly smashed into a dam at the entrance of the Venice laguna, Italy, late Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. Firefighters said one of the men on board was thrown off the boat and was taken to the hospital, the bodies of the three others were found by scuba-divers inside the cabin. According to the Italian news agency ANSA, the men were attempting to break the racing boat record for Monte Carlo to Venice and among the dead was 76-year-old Italian boat racing pilot Fabio Buzzi. (Italian Firefighters via AP)
KFH Staff
September 18, 2019 - 1:50 pm
ROME (AP) — Three sportsmen trying to set a new speedboat record were killed when their vessel crashed into a breakwater offshore the lagoon city of Venice and flipped over, firefighters said Wednesday. A fourth person, the sole survivor of the Tuesday crash, was badly injured, according to...
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Baltimore Orioles' Jonathan Villar runs home to score on a fielder's choice hit into by Pedro Severino during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
KFH Staff
September 11, 2019 - 8:24 pm
Major League Baseball hitters have punctuated a power-packed year by shattering the record for most home runs in a season. Jonathan Villar of the Baltimore Orioles connected Wednesday night for the 6,106th homer. That topped the mark of 6,105 set in 2017. There are plenty more to come, too — the...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Joc Pederson hits a solo home run against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
September 05, 2019 - 1:48 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Give credit to Andre Ethier for an assist on Joc Pederson's recent home run tear. Pederson hit a leadoff drive and a two-run shot as the Los Angeles Dodgers set a National League record with their 250th long ball this season in beating the Colorado Rockies 7-3 Wednesday night to...
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Minnesota Twins' Mitch Garver is greeted by first base coach Tommy Watkins after a solo home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in Detroit. Garver's home run was the Twins 268th home run of this season, a MLB record for most home runs by a team in a single season. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
September 01, 2019 - 11:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Major league batters broke the monthly home run record for the third time this year and are on pace to shatter the season mark with weeks to spare, part of a season in which strikeouts also are occurring at an unprecedented rate. Batters hit 1,228 home runs hit in the majors in...
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New York Yankees' Gio Urshela follows through on a single during the first inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 30, 2019 - 5:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — They love their records in the Bronx. This is one the Bombers could do without. The Yankees placed third baseman Gio Urshela on the 10-day injured list Friday, making him the record 29th New York player to land on the IL this season. First baseman Luke Voit was activated off the IL...
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Cincinnati Reds' Aristides Aquino, left, is congratulated by Joey Votto after Aquino hit a hone run, scoring Lotto, during the first inning of the tema's baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
August 29, 2019 - 10:37 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Aristides Aquino's homer set a record. Harold Ramirez's homer set off a celebration. Aquino broke the National League rookie mark for homers in a month with his 14th in August, but Ramirez homered leading off the 12th inning for the Miami Marlins, who beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3...
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Minnesota Twins' C.J. Cron (24) congratulates Jake Cave (60) on his seventh-inning home run against the Chicago White Sox during a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Mark Black)
August 29, 2019 - 6:13 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Even with three power-hitting regulars out of the lineup, the Minnesota Twins found a way to keep on slugging. Jake Cave homered twice, C.J. Cron went deep and the surging Twins set a major league record for home runs on the road in a 10-5 victory over the Chicago White Sox on...
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Chicago White Sox first baseman Matt Skole (32) makes the catch to finish a double play on Minnesota Twins' Jake Cave (60) during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Mark Black)
August 29, 2019 - 2:30 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Minnesota Twins broke a major league record for most home runs on the road, getting back-to-back homers in the third inning for 140. Jake Cave led off the third with a solo shot off Chicago White Sox right-hander Dylan Cease to give AL Central leaders the record. That surpassed...
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New York Mets' Pete Alonso (20) tosses his bat as he trots down the first base line after hitting a solo home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, in New York. With the home run, Alonso set the Mets' single-season home run record. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
August 28, 2019 - 12:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The rookie has the record. New York Mets slugger Pete Alonso became the first rookie in 81 years to break his team's season home run mark when he connected Tuesday night in a 5-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs. Alonso launched his 42nd of the year on the first pitch from Yu Darvish in the...
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New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius, second from left, scores after hitting a grand slam as Gary Sanchez, left, Aaron Judge, center, and DJ LeMahieu wait for him as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Will Smith stands nearby during the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 24, 2019 - 1:39 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scratching for runs while losing three straight in Oakland left the New York Yankees in a mood heading south to Los Angeles. They took out their frustration on the Dodgers, who had a rare night of swinging and missing. Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam off All-Star Hyun-Jin Ryu and...
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