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This Date In Baseball

1973 — Bert Campaneris and Reggie Jackson hit two-run homers in the third inning as the Oakland A’s defeated the New York Mets 5-2 in Game 7 of the World Series.

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Royals, fans bond over improbable postseason run

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The game had been over for hours. Kauffman Stadium had gone dark. The roars of a sold-out crowd, which had rooted the Kansas City Royals to a sweep of the mighty Los Angeles Angels, had drifted away into the cool night air.

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This Date In Baseball

1910 — Philadelphia’s Jack Coombs, on one day of rest, had a complete-game victory to beat the Chicago Cubs 12-5 and give the Athletics a 3-0 lead in the World Series. Coombs also had three hits and drove in three runs in the game.

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Friedman: Dodgers to hire GM, keep Mattingly

Andrew Friedman, a 37-year-old former Wall Street analyst, speaks after being introduced as the new Los Angeles Dodger president of baseball operations at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the middle of Andrew Friedman’s introduction as the Los Angeles Dodgers’ president of baseball operations, a question was asked from a corner of the room.

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Giants have every-other-October pattern down pat

San Francisco Giants' Tim Hudson celebrates in the locker room after Game 5 of the National League baseball championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in San Francisco. The Giants won 6-3 to advance to the World Series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There’s a tune Tim Flannery once sung that he finds perfectly fitting to describe how his San Francisco Giants get the most out of themselves in the postseason.

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