On October 19, 1972 — 1972 – The Oakland Athletics stage a dramatic comeback to win Game 4 of the World Series against the Cincinnati Reds. Trailing 2 – 1 in the 9th inning, the A’s string together four consecutive hits, including three by pinch-hitters Gonzalo Marquez, Don Mincher and Angel Mangual, who provides the game-winning run with an opposite-field single. The Series is even at two games apiece.


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