On June 4 1974 — 1974 – At Cleveland Municipal Stadium, the Cleveland Indians forfeit to the Texas Rangers after numerous fans run onto the field and engage each other and the players. One factor leading to the series of incidents is the evening’s “10-cent beer night” promotion, which enabled fans to purchase an unrestricted number of concession beers in increments of six.

 


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Baseball Reference June 4

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National Pastime June 4

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