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    Sep 18, 2000 - The Indians defeat the Yankees‚ 2-0‚ as Bartolo Colon hurls a 1-hitter. Luis Polonia's 8th inning single is the New Yorkers only safety.

    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 43‚356 to its feet. Luis Polonia and Karim Caria also homer as Brian Moehler beats Jeff Suppan.

    May 27, 1999 - The Tigers defeat the White Sox‚ 10-5‚ as Detroit DH Luis Polonia strokes 5 hits‚ including a pair of doubles. Polonia was called up from the minors yesterday.

    Oct 26, 1995 - Cleveland stays alive with a 5-4 win in Game 5 of the WS. Orel Hershiser gets credit for the win‚ and Albert BelleJim ThomeLuis Polonia‚ and Ryan Klesko all reach the seats.

    Aug 11, 1995 - The Yankees trade OF Luis Polonia to the Braves for minor league OF Troy Hughes.

    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.

    Dec 20, 1993 - The Yankees sign free agent OF Luis Polonia.

    May 24, 1993 - The Mariners defeat the Angels‚ 4-3‚ in 14 innings. In the course of the game‚ California OF Luis Polonia ties an AL record by being caught stealing 3 times‚ twice on pitchouts.

    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 64 win over the Indians, scoring twice in the 8th inning to break a 44 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.

    Jun 20, 1989 - The Yankees trade OF Rickey Henderson back to the A's for journeymen pitchers Eric Plunk and Greg Cadaret and OF Luis Polonia.

    Sep 9, 1988 - Dave Stewart lasts 5+ innings‚ good enough for his 18th win‚ as Oakland beats the Royals‚ 14-6. Each team has 15 hits as Luis Polonia is 5-for-5 with 5 runs scores for the A's.

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