Discussion

This Date In Baseball

Updated: October 4, 2012, 8:27 AM ET
Associated Press

Compiled by PAUL MONTELLA

Oct. 5

1941 -- Brooklyn catcher Mickey Owen dropped a third strike on Tommy Henrich of what would have been the last out of a Dodgers victory against the New York Yankees. Given the second chance, the Yankees scored four runs for a 7-4 victory and a 3-1 lead in the World Series, which they ended up winning.

1947 -- Al Gionfriddo's catch in left field robbed Joe DiMaggio of a game-tying home run in Game 6 of the World Series. The Dodgers beat the Yankees ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE MLB HEADLINES