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Elephant Rumblings: A’s complete sweep behind Phegley, Bassitt

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  • 1988 — In a 5 - 4 triumph over Milwaukee, Oakland’s Mark McGwire hits a triple. His next and last major league triple will come in 1999 with the Cards.
  • 1989 — The Yankees trade OF Rickey Henderson back to the A’s for journeymen pitchers Eric Plunk and Greg Cadaret and OF Luis Polonia.

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