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  • 1972 - The Oakland Athletics stage a dramatic comeback to win Game 4 of the World Series against the Cincinnati Reds. Trailing 2 - 1 in the 9th inning, the A's string together four consecutive hits, including three by pinch-hitters Gonzalo Marquez, Don Mincher and Angel Mangual, who provides the game-winning run with an opposite-field single. The Series is even at two games apiece.
  • 1990 - The Cincinnati Reds move within one game of a shocking World Series sweep by beating the Oakland Athletics, 8 - 3, in Game 3. Chris Sabo has a pair of home runs for the Reds.

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