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Gabe Kapler from the Chronology
May 12, 2001 - Texas whips the White Sox 16-6 as Alex Rodriguez hits a 1st inning HR his 200th. He's the 5th youngest to reach the mark. He adds his 201st a 3-run shot in the 9th. Gabe Kapler and Ken Caminiti also homer.
Aug 16, 2000 - The Rangers shut out the Yankees 5-0 as P Brian Sikorski hurls scoreless ball into the 8th inning in his major league debut. Texas OF Gabe Kapler goes hitless in the game ending his 28-game hitting streak. During the streak Kapler batted .375 (42-for-112) and his average jumped from .241 to .289. The outfielder's streak is the 10th of at least 28 games in the A.L. since 1950.
Apr 3, 2000 - In their opener‚ the Texas Rangers defeat the Chicago White Sox‚ 10-4‚ as OF Gabe Kapler becomes the first player to homer in his first two at-bats as a Ranger. Catcher Ivan Rodriguez also hits two homers for Texas before the largest regular-season crowd in the team's history. Ranger starter Kenny Rogers ties Frank Viola for third place in consecutive home wins with the victory over Mike Sirotka. Rogers has won 19 consecutive home games and hasn't lost on his own turf since June 28‚ 1997‚ a span of 1‚012 days (through April 4). Ray Kremer of the Pittsburgh Pirates holds the record of 22 consecutive home wins set in 1926-27: Lefty Grove of Boston (1938-41) is 2nd with 20 straight home wins.
Nov 2, 1999 - The Rangers trade OF Juan Gonzalez P Danny Patterson and C Gregg Zaun to the Tigers in exchange for pitchers Justin Thompson Alan Webb and Francisco Cordero OF Gabe Kapler C Bill Haselman and IF Frank Catalanotto.
Sep 27, 1999 - With each of the Tigers wearing the uniform numbers of all-time Detroit players at their position (OF Gabe Kapler standing in for Ty Cobb wears no number) the Tigers defeat the Royals 8-2 in the last game ever played at Tiger Stadium. Rob Fick's grand slam in the 8th brings the capacity crowd of 43356 to its feet. Luis Polonia and Karim Caria also homer as Brian Moehler beats Jeff Suppan.