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Eddie Mathews’ hits walk off homerun in game 4 of world series

In Game 4, Eddie Mathews’ two-run shot off Bob Grim with one out in the bottom of the tenth inning at County Stadium gives the Braves a 7-5 victory and knots the Fall Classic at two games apiece. The Milwaukee third baseman becomes the third major leaguer, joining Tommy Henrich (1949) and Dusty Rhodes (1954), to end a World Series game with a walk-off home run.

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In the first World Series game ever played in Milwaukee, native son Tony Kubek hits two home runs in the 12-3 rout of the hometown Braves, that puts his Bronx Bombers ahead two games to one in the Fall classic. The Yankee shortstop becomes the second rookie to hit two round-trippers in a Fall Classic game, a feat first accomplished by Charlie Keller, who blasted a pair of homers in Game 3 in 1939.

In the first World Series game ever played in Milwaukee, native son Tony Kubek hits two home runs in the 12-3 rout of the hometown Braves, that puts his Bronx Bombers ahead two games to one in the Fall classic. The Yankee shortstop becomes the second rookie to hit two round-trippers in a Fall Classic game, a feat first accomplished by Charlie Keller, who blasted a pair of homers in Game 3 in 1939.

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Ernie Harwell, filling in for Red Barber, who is recovering from a bleeding ulcer, calls his first major league game as the Dodgers beat the Cubs at Ebbets Field, 5-4. To obtain the future Hall of Fame broadcaster, Brooklyn general manager Branch Rickey trades minor league catcher Cliff Daper to the Atlanta Crackers.

Ernie Harwell, filling in for Red Barber, who is recovering from a bleeding ulcer, calls his first major league game as the Dodgers beat the Cubs at Ebbets Field, 5-4. To obtain the future Hall of Fame broadcaster, Brooklyn general manager Branch Rickey trades minor league catcher Cliff Daper to the Atlanta Crackers.

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American League All-Stars defeats the National League at the Polo Grounds, 3 – 1 1942 All Star Game

1942 – Powered by first-inning home runs by Indians shortstop Lou Boudreau and Tigers first baseman Rudy York, the American League All-Stars defeats the National League at the Polo Grounds, 3 – 1. Mickey Owen also homers for the third run. He will not hit a single home run during the regular schedule. The game features the first and only starting sibling battery in All-Star history as losing pitcher Mort Cooper throws to backstop Walker Cooper, his brother.

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New York Yankees pitcher Lefty Gomez knocks in the winning run in the 4 – 2 clincher in Game 5 against the New York Giants

1937 – In the World Series, New York Yankees pitcher Lefty Gomez knocks in the winning run in the 4 – 2 clincher in Game 5 against the New York Giants. It is his record fifth World Series win without a loss. Another record comes when the Yankees complete the Series without an error.

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At Comiskey Park, the White Sox overcome deficits of 9-1 in the fifth and 11-3 in the seventh inning to defeat the Red Sox in extra innings

At Comiskey Park, the White Sox overcome deficits of 9-1 in the fifth and 11-3 in the seventh inning to defeat the Red Sox in extra innings, 12-11. With two outs in the 12th inning, Jack Hayes’s single plates Larry Rosenthal, who had doubled earlier in the frame, to give the Pale Hose an incredible come-from-behind victory in the second game of their twin bill sweep over Boston.

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