Wednesday, September 30, 2009

On This Date In 1945

Hank Greenberg hit a grand slam on the last day of the regular season in the top of the 9th inning against the St. Louis Browns to clinch the pennant for the Detroit Tigers. The Tigers were down 3-2 before Greenberg's blast put them ahead for good. The Tigers would go on to win the World Series against the Chicago Cubs.

Also, On This Date In 1973...

Steve Stone struck out a career-high 12 batters in a complete game shutout against the Oakland A's on 3 hits and 2 BBs.

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