On September 13, 1946 — Taking advantage of the shallow position the left fielder is playing due to the Boudreau shift, Ted Williams hits his lone career inside-the-park home run, which proves to be the difference in the Red Sox’ 1-0 victory over the Indians. The win clinches Boston’s first American League pennant since 1918.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference September 13
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