This Date In Baseball
Compiled by PAUL MONTELLA
By The Associated Press
1908 -- The Chicago Cubs won the NL pennant when Mordecai Brown beat Christy Mathewson 4-2 in the playoff of the disputed game Sept. 23 when Fred Merkle failed to touch second base.
1929 -- Howard Ehmke, a surprise starter for the Philadelphia Athletics, struck out 13 Chicago Cubs to win the opening game of the World Series 3-1.
1956 -- Don Larsen of the New York Yankees pitched the only perfect game in World ...
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