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Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Yearbook, Sept. 4: Oakland A's win No. 20

By Patrick Dorsey

Sept. 4, 2002: Ten years ago today, fans gathered at Oakland's Network Associates Coliseum with hopes of a historic performance ...





... then, after a blown lead, Scott Hatteberg hit the game-winning home run in the bottom of the ninth ...





... sending the Athletics into the American League books with 20 straight wins ...





... and, years later, giving the film "Moneyball" its most dramatic scene.


Photos: Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images; John G. Mabanglo/AFP/Getty; AP Photo/Paul Sakuma.