Foster: Looking back at the most recent forfeit in MLB history
From SABR member Jason Foster at The Sporting News on August 10, 2017:
Most fans at Dodger Stadium on Aug. 10, 1995, were presumably root, root, rooting for the home team, but that didn't stop them from sabotaging a potential win for the local nine in the middle of a playoff race.
After fans hurled giveaway baseballs onto the field for a third time in disgust over a bad call and player ejections, the Dodgers had to forfeit their game against the Cardinals with one out in the bottom of the ninth. Final score: Cardinals 2, Dodgers 1. Here's a vintage report from "SportsCenter."
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