On this date in 1940, Jimmie Foxx hits his 500th career home run,
"When Neil Armstrong first set foot on the moon, he and all the space scientists were puzzled by an unidentifiable white object. I immediately knew what it was. That was the home run ball hit off me in 1937 by Jimmie Foxx." - Lefty Grove
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