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July 21, 1945: Athletics, Tigers play to record setting 24-inning tie

The Saturday matinee was a matchup between the first-place…

September 20, 1945: Cleveland Buckeyes dethrone Negro League champions

The Homestead Grays were a dynasty in Negro League baseball…

September 24, 1944: Cooper and Raffensberger duel for 16 innings

The late-season doubleheader between the St. Louis Cardinals…

July 8, 1943: Dick Barrett hurls 14-inning shutout for Phillies

The Thursday afternoon doubleheader between the Philadelphia…
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April 22, 1950: Late-game heroics as Paul Lehner homers in 15th for A’s

The 1950 season was Connie Mack's 50th year as manager of the…
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September 24, 1947: Noble’s slam gives Cubans 2-1 series lead

After a regular season in which the Negro American League's…
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August 15, 1946: Sam Chapman wallops three homers

Of all the games played at Shibe Park, few were more unusual…

June 28, 1942: Tommy Hughes’ marathon

During the 1942 season, the St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia…

September 24, 1940: Jimmie Foxx finally hits 500th home run

In mid-August of 1940, Jimmie Foxx went on a homer-hitting…
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June 5, 1942: Dick Fowler goes the distance for A’s in tough-luck marathon

The nation's eyes were turned westward on a June Friday morning,…

August 13, 1939: A’s suffer worst home loss in Yankees beatdown

After streaking out of the gate early in the season, the New…
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May 16, 1939: A’s fall in first night game at Shibe Park

Philadelphia's Shibe Park, opened in 1909, ushered in the modern…
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July 9, 1938: Phillies’ Claude Passeau endures marathon to edge the Dodgers

The game between the Philadelphia Phillies and Brooklyn Dodgers…

May 9, 1947: Racial slurs won’t stop Jackie Robinson in Philadelphia

“Jackie has been accepted in baseball, and we of the Philadelphia…

September 15, 1950: Kluszewski knocks out Church, but Phillies edge Reds in opener

With an 8-4 record and a sparkling 2.22 ERA, 25-year-old Emory…

July 13, 1943: Depleted AL stars win first night All-Star Game in Philadelphia

The 1943 All-Star Game was the first one significantly affected…

September 28, 1941: With .400 at stake, Williams decides to play

The Red Sox split a Sunday doubleheader with Connie Mack’s…

September 28, 1941: Teddy Ballgame finishes at .406

With their A’s once again mired in the American League cellar,…