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Elephant Rumblings: Bob Melvin Wouldn’t Leave...Right?

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  • 1956 - Don Larsen of the New York Yankees pitched the only perfect game in World Series history for a 2-0 triumph over the Brooklyn Dodgers. Sal Maglie, the opposing pitcher, gave up five hits.
  • 1989 - The Oakland Athletics beat Toronto, 4 - 3, in Game 5 of the ALCS to advance to the World Series for the second straight year. Rickey Henderson, who hit .400 with eight stolen bases, is named Series MVP.

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