On April 4, 1948 — 1948 – Philadelphia Athletics manager Connie Mack, who is 84 years old, challenges Washington Senators owner Clark Griffith, who is 78, to a foot race from home plate to first base. The contest ends in a photo finish tie.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference April 4
National Pastime April 4
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project
Replay The Game