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Elephant Rumblings: World Series Reflections, Neuse & Murphy Interviews, A’s Inbox

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Let the off-season begin!

MLB: World Series-Houston Astros at Los Angeles Dodgers Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

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Today in Baseball History:

  • 1899 - Henry Chadwick, called the "Father of Baseball", visits US President William McKinley in Washington, DC, to propose that Army regiments be provided with baseball equipment. This is Chadwick's first presidential interview since his visit with President Abraham Lincoln in 1861.
  • 1964 - CBS becomes the first corporate owner of a major league team, buying eighty percent of the New York Yankees for $11,200,000.
  • 2004 - After a groundskeeper finds a grenade in the Wrigley Field turf, police bomb and arson investigators are called to evaluate the discovery. The rusty, hollowed-out shell turns out to be harmless and its origins remain a mystery.

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