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Today in Baseball History:

  • 1931 - The Philadelphia A’s win, clinching their third consecutive AL pennant. It was Connie Mack’s ninth and final AL championship.
  • 2000 - Jason Giambi sets a team record with his fourth grand slam of the season. It was also Oakland’s 12th grand slam of the season, which tied a major league record.

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