On August 9, 1944 — 1944 – The Browns win their ninth straight game for the second time this season in a 3 – 2 win over the Yankees in New York. They lead by 6 1/2 games. St Louis’s other team, the Cardinals, after winning 26 in July, now leads the National League by 16 1/2 games.

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Baseball Reference August 9
National Pastime
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project
Replay The Game