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George Whiteman and the 1918 World Series

by Glenn Stout George Whiteman: September 11, 1918 In the eighth inning of the sixth and final game of the 1918 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the Chicago Cubs, with the Red Sox nursing a 2–1 lead

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First Baseball Strike in History: Carlton Fisk and the 1972 Red Sox

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by Doug Wilson The First Baseball Strike in History April 1, 1972 baseball owners and the Major League Baseball Players Association played the cruelest April Fool’s Day joke of all on fans. Only it wasn’t a joke. They stopped the

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