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Elephant Rumblings: City Council Approves Exclusive Negotiating Agreement, Robinson Cano Fallout

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Today in Baseball History:

  • 1939 - With half the expected crowd on hand due to the cold weather, only 15,109 fans at Shibe Park see the Indians defeat the A’s, 8 - 3, in 10 innings, in the first night game ever played in the American League. Johnny Humphries is the winner over Roy Parmelee.
  • 1986 - A’s infielder Tony Phillips goes 5 for 5, hits for the cycle and drives in four runs as Oakland beats Baltimore, 8 - 4.

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