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Elephant Rumblings: Ballpark Rally and an A’s AFL Update

Let this be your oasis today and allow you a bit of respite from sorrowing over the U.S. Men’s National Team...

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Today in Baseball History:

  • 1913 - The Philadelphia Athletics win the World Series as Eddie Plank outduels New York Giants pitching great Christy Mathewson in Game 5. Plank allows only two hits in the Athletics' 3 - 1 victory, giving Philadelphia its third World Championship in the last four seasons.
  • 2006 - Former Oakland pitcher Cory Lidle is killed when a small plane he is in crashes into a residential building in New York City..

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  • Yesterday’s game rescheduled. 1:08 PM on the West Coast...
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