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Elephant Rumblings: A’s cap abysmal road trip with extra innings loss

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MLB: Oakland Athletics at Pittsburgh Pirates Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

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  • 1915 — Babe Ruth, pitching for the Boston Red Sox, collects three hits, including his first major league home run when he connects off Jack Warhop of the New York Yankees at the Polo Grounds.
  • 1974 — Oakland Athletics pitcher Paul Lindblad’s major league streak of 385 consecutive games without committing an error comes to an end when he makes an errant throw in a 6 - 3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles.

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