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Updated: October 2, 2012, 8:52 AM ET
Associated Press

Compiled by PAUL MONTELLA

Oct. 3

1897 -- Cap Anson closed out a remarkable 27-year career, which started in the National Association in 1871. He hit two home runs against St. Louis. He was 46, the oldest player to homer in the majors.

1946 -- The St. Louis Cardinals won the National League pennant by beating the Brooklyn Dodgers 8-4 and sweeping the best-of-three playoff.

1947 -- Floyd Bevens of the Yankees held the Dodgers hitless until two were out in the ninth, when ...

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