On October 7, 1975 — 1975 – The Boston Red Sox gain a 5 – 3 win and a three-game sweep over the Oakland Athletics to catch the American League pennant. Carl Yastrzemski makes two great plays in the outfield and has two hits to back pitcher Rick Wise.

 


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Baseball Reference October 7
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