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Merkle Misses Second

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In 1908, as the crowd storms the field, Fred Merkle goes to the clubhouse instead of second base after a N.Y. Giants teammate drives in the winning run -- which is nullified because of the mistake. The game is a tie, which costs the Giants the pennant.