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  1. Cards are Ducky with Dizzy Dean, win Series

    Larry Schwartz

    Fans in Detroit throw debris and disrupt play after Ducky Medwick's hard slide into Tigers 3B Marv Owen. Medwick is removed for his own safety, and the Cardinals go on to win, 11-0, behind Dizzy Dean's six-hitter in Game 7 to take the World Series.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 08, 2001
  2. Wilson, Gibson, Ryan flood MLB record books

    Larry Schwartz

    The Cubs' Hack Wilson hits two homers at Wrigley Field, extending his NL record to 56 in 1930. In 1968, Bob Gibson lowers his ERA to 1.12, a modern NL record. Five years later, Nolan Ryan sets a record for most strikeouts in a season with 383.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 21, 2001
  3. Rocket strikes out 20 for second time in career

    Larry Schwartz

    Boston's Roger Clemens strikes out 20 for the second time in his career as he beats the Tigers, 4-0, in Detroit.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 17, 2001
  4. Denny McLain is MLB's last 30-game winner

    Larry Schwartz

    Denny McLain becomes baseball's first 30-game winner since Dizzy Dean in 1934, as the Tigers beat the A's, 5-4, in Detroit.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 12, 2001
  5. Cobb gets 4,000th hit against former mates

    Larry Schwartz

    Philadelphia's Ty Cobb collects his 4,000th hit in the Athletics' 5-3 loss to the Tigers, the same team that Cobb spent his first 22 years with.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 13, 2001
  6. Dropo ties Higgins' record for consecutive hits

    Larry Schwartz

    Detroit's Walt Dropo hits safely in his first seven at-bats in a doubleheader against the Yankees, running his consecutive hits streak to 12 and tying Pinky Higgins' record, before he is retired.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 11, 2001
  7. Fans give new meaning to Disco Demolition

    Larry Schwartz

    Disco Demolition Night, between games of a doubleheader featuring the White Sox and Tigers, goes awry as fans ravage Comiskey Park. After more than an hour of disorder and rioting, the second game is postponed, later awarded to Detroit via forfeit.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 10, 2001
  8. Anderson first 800-game winner in AL and NL

    Larry Schwartz

    Sparky Anderson wins his 800th game with the Detroit Tigers to become the first manager to win 800 games in both the American and National Leagues. The Tigers beat the Athletics, 4-3.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 06, 2001
  9. Martin killed in drunk driving accident

    Larry Schwartz

    Billy Martin, who played on four New York Yankees championship teams and was a five-time manager of the Yanks, dies in a truck crash. He was 61.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 23, 2000
  10. Great World Series moments

    Larry Schwartz

    From the Boston Pilgrims in 1903 to the Braves world championship in '95, relive some of the greatest World Series moments in history.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 25, 2000
  11. More Info on Ty Cobb

    Larry Schwartz

    More info on Ty Cobb

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 30, 2000