Thursday, October 20, 2016

today in baseball

first in 1992. the first world series game ever played in Canada as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Atlanta Braves in game three of that years world series 3-2. Candy Maldonado drove in Roberto Alomar to score the winning run in the 9th off of Jeff Reardon. then in 1993, the Jays win a wild game four against the Philadelphia Phillies, winning 15-14. Toronto scores 6 runs in the 8th inning to go up 15-14. three world series records were broken (at that time). 1. longest time in nine inning game at 4h 14m. 2. most runs scored in a game at 29. and 3. most runs scored by a losing team with 14. Charlie Williams became the first African American to serve as home plate umpire at a world series game.

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