On August 15, 1926 — 1926 – The Braves are at Ebbets Field with Brooklyn’s Hank DeBerry on third base, Dazzy Vance on second, and Chick Fewster on first. Babe Herman drives the ball against the right field wall, and DeBerry scores. Vance holds up, then rounds third headed for home. Fewster stops at third base. The RF throws home and traps Vance, who heads back to third. Herman slides into the base as Fewster steps off. Herman is out for passing a baserunner. Fewster, thinking he’s out, too, walks off with Babe, and gets tagged out. Vance, still on third base, later admits it was his fault, but Herman, who doubles into a double play, gets the blame.

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