On September 25, 1968 — – In Mickey Mantle’s last appearance at Yankee Stadium, he slices a two-out 1st-inning single off Cleveland’s Luis Tiant, the only hit for the Yankees. Tiant tosses his 9th shutout of the year, tops in the American League, to win, 3 – 0. El Tiante’s ERA drops to 1.60; the previous low for an Indian pitcher was Stan Coveleski’s 1.87 in 1917.


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