On September 25, 1929 — 1929 – At Fenway Park, the game is halted during in the 5th inning as the umpires call time-out and have players from the Yankees and Red Sox gather at home plate. Bill McGowan, a respected ump, informs the teams that Bronx Bomber manager Miller Huggins has just died in New York and asks the crowd to stand for one minute of silence as the flag in center field is lowered to half-staff.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference September 25
National Pastime September 25
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project
Replay The Game