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This Date In Baseball

1897 — Cap Anson closed out a 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.

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Rams pick Austin Davis as starting QB for season

ST. LOUIS (AP) — At the start of training camp, Austin Davis was simply trying to secure a roster spot. Now, he’s the St. Louis Rams starting quarterback.

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Chiefs’ Stephenson returns from 4-game suspension

Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Allen Bailey celebrates after teammate Sean Smith intercepted a pass and ran it back 34-yards during the third quarter of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Right tackle Donald Stephenson is back with the Kansas City Chiefs.

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A’s lose 9-8 in 12-inning AL wild-card thriller

Oakland Athletics' Eric Sogard, left, and Brandon Moss sit in the dugout after the Athletics lost 9-8 to the Kansas City Royals in 12 innings in the AL wild-card playoff baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics stumbled their way through a late-season swoon, the club that once boasted baseball’s best record scratching its way into the final playoff spot on the last day of the regular season.

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A’s, Royals tied in extras in AL wild-card game

Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer celebrates after scoring on a single by Christian Colon during the 12th inning of the AL wild-card playoff baseball game against the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Back in the playoffs after 29 years, the Kansas City Royals ran wild and outlasted Oakland in a thrilling opener to baseball’s postseason.

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