On July 9, 1969 — With the Twins hosting Kansas City, the Royals’ Bob Oliver attempts to steal second base with Ellie Rodriguez at bat. Catcher John Roseboro pushes Rodriguez’s bat out of the way and his throw to 2B nails Oliver. After huddling eight minutes with his umpire crew, home plate ump John Rice declares Rodriguez out for interference and orders Oliver back to first base, though the rule states that an out nullifies an interference call. The Royals win, 4 – 3. Harmon Killebrew accounts for all the Twins scoring with a homer.
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