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Luis Polonia from the Chronology
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.
May 27, 1995 - Steve Ontiveros hurls a 1-hit 3-0 shutout over the Yankees. Luis Polonia gets the only hit for the New Yorkers as Ontiveros fans 7 and walks only 2. The victory moves the Athletics to within 1 game of the Angels for the lead in the AL West.
Aug 14, 1990 - California posts a 9-5 win over the Yankees with the winning margin coming on an inside-the-park grand slam by Luis Polonia. Yankee RF Jesse Barfield misses a shoe string catch and his leisurely pursuit of the ball allows Polonia to score. Jim Abbott is the winner. Barfield will misplay another drive into an 4-run IPHR in 2 weeks.
Apr 12, 1990 - The Yankees open the season in New York in front of 50,114 with Billy Martin's son throwing out the first ball. The Yankees win 6–4 win over the Indians, scoring twice in the 8th inning to break a 4–4 tie. Luis Polonia's hit breaks the tie and the Yanks score another run on an error. Eric Plunk is the winner over Jesse Orosco. Polonia will be rewarded for his hit by being sent to the Angels in two weeks for Claudell Washington.
Aug 16, 1989 - Yankees OF Luis Polonia is arrested in his hotel room for having sex with a 15-year-old girl. He will be sentenced to 60 days in jail after the season.