On September 19, 1955 — After being on a flagpole since June 23, Bill Sherman leaves his perch after deciding he couldn’t keep his promise to sit there until the Braves won seven consecutive games. Milwaukee will win six games in a row on three different occasions, but can’t get the elusive seventh victory during the 89-day span.

 


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