This Day In Baseball April 28
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Events for April 28
1906 – It’s the only time two player-managers steal home on the same day, though not in the same game. Chicago Cubs pilot Frank Chance steals in the 9th inning to give Chicago a 1 – 0 win over the Cincinnati Reds, and Fred Clarke matches him in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 10 – 1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.
1911 – In Philadelphia, Walter Johnson of the Washington Senators picks up his first win of the year, edging the visiting Philadelphia Athletics, 2 – 1. Frank Baker hits a solo home run off Johnson, the first home run over the fence the Washington ace has allowed; there have been two inside-the-park homers hit off Johnson.
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