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On this date in 1938, Lou Gehrig hit his 23rd and final career grand slam off Buck Ross in the first inning of an 11-3 Yankees win at Philadelphia's Shibe Park. The 23 career grand slams would stand as a Major League record for 74 years before Alex Rodriguez broke it in 2013.

Jamal Collier is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.