On August 22, 1927 — The Yankees lose their fourth straight for the first time, 9 – 4 to the Indians, despite Babe Ruth’s 40th home run. Detroit wins its 13th straight, moving up to second, 12 1/2 games back.


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Baseball Reference August 22
National Pastime August 22
Retro Sheet
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