On August 8, 1948 — In Cleveland‚ 73‚484 fans watch the Indians and Yankees square off for 2 games. Trailing in the opener‚ an ailing Lou Boudreau hits a bases-loaded pinch single in the 7th to tie the game‚ and Satchel Paige wins it in relief‚ 8 – 6. Steve Gromek goes 7 innings in the nitecap to give the Indians a 2 – 1 win over rookie Bob Porterfield‚ making his major league debut.


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