On September 19, 1926 — At Cleveland’s League Park, a crowd of 31,000 watch the Yankees hold back the Indians, 8 – 3, in the final of a six-game series. In the 7th, Babe Ruth parks his 43rd homer of the year and Lou Gehrig follows with another home run, both off Emil Levsen. Gehrig adds three doubles and five RBIs to lead the Yankee charge. Dutch Ruether picks up the New York win.

 


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