10-10-11 Today in Baseball History

October 10th 1904:

Boston clinches AL pennant on the second game of a doubleheader against the New York Highlanders. Jack Chesbro threw a wild pitch to allow the winning run to score. There was no World Series that year.

 

October 10th 1924:

The cellar-dweller Senators win their first world series by defeating the Giants in 12 innings. Earl Mc Neely had the winning hit on a ball that bounced over the third baseman’s head. It was their only championship before moving to Minnesota.

 

October 10th 1990:

The Oakland Athletics sweep the Boston Red Sox in the ALCS to win their 3rd consecutive pennant. Roger Clemens was ejected in the 2nd inning for arguing balls and strikes with umpire Terry Cooney. Oakland lost the Series to the Cincinnati Reds.

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