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This is a selection of recently created new articles, greatly expanded former stub articles, and recently promoted Good Articles that were featured on the Main Page as part of Did you know? You can submit new pages for consideration. (Archives are grouped by month of Main page appearance.)

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Please add the line ====='''{{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTDAY}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}'''===== and *'''''{{subst:CURRENTTIME}}''''' at the top for the newly posted set of archived hooks. This will ensure all times are based on UTC time and accurate. This page should be archived once a week, anytime on a Friday. Leave any already archived Friday hooks here and archive from the final Thursday update. Thanks.


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pitcher Dave Wainhouse became the first Canadian-born player to be selected in the first round of the Major League Baseball Draft?


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