On August 9, 1916 — The Philadelphia A’s twenty-game losing streak ends when Joe Bush beats the Detroit Tigers, At Navin Field, 7-1. The 20-80 club has won only three of their prior 43 contests, with lone victories during the stretch snapping skids of twelve and nine consecutive defeats.

Ty Cobb has 2 of the Tigers 4 hits and Nap Lajoie paces the A’s with 2 rbis.

 

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