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This Week in Baseball – Week 38

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September 13th

In 1991, 55-ton block collapses in Montreal’s Olympic Stadium. The Expos, already in last place, will have to play the rest of their home games on the road.

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September 14th

In 1994, The baseball season, already shut down by a month-long strike, was canceled along with the World Series.

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September 15th

In 1997, Baltimore outfielder Eric Davis played five innings in the opening game of a day-night doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians, his first game since colon cancer surgery in June.

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September 16th

In 1968, American League President Joe Cronin fires umpires Al Salerno, an eight-year veteran, and Bill Valentine, with seven years. They say they have been fired for activities related to starting an umpires union.

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September 17th

In 1996, Hideo Nomo pitched a no-hitter for the Los Angeles Dodgers and beat the Colorado Rockies, 9-0.

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September 18th

In 1984, The Detroit Tigers clinched the American League East Division with a 3-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers, making the Tigers only the fourth team in Major League history to lead from start to finish.

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September 19th

In 1997, Mark McGwire hit his 54th homer and became the first in the majors to hit 20 or more homers for two teams in the same season.

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We would like to thank http://www.todayinbaseballhistory.com/ for providing the historical information provided on this post.

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