This Date In Baseball
Compiled by PAUL MONTELLA
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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