On August 31, 1936 — 1936 – Yankees manager Joe McCarthy consents to Dixie Walker as a temporary substitute while the White Sox patch up Mike Kreevich, who is spiked on a play. Walker runs for Kreevich but does not replace him in the outfield.


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Sources:
Baseball Reference August 31
National Pastime August 31
Retro Sheet
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