On October 5, 1908 — The St. Louis Browns end the pennant hopes of the Cleveland Naps with a 3 – 1 win in the opener of two. Cleveland takes the second game, 5 – 3, to end the season with a 90 – 64 record. If the Tigers win tomorrow, their 90 – 63 will top Cleveland, whereas if the Chicago White Sox win, their 89-63 record will be four points ahead of the Naps.

 


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