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This Day in Indians History
October 9th

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1910 Sitting out the last two games of the season, Tigers outfielder Ty Cobb wins the third of his nine consecutive batting titles by edging Nap Lajoie by less than a percentage point. The player-manager of the Cleveland Naps, who had six bogus hits on the last day thanks to the Browns' attempt to dethrone the Georgia Peach with their defensive indifference, still loses the race .3849 to .3840.
1948 At Cleveland Stadium in front of 81,897 fans, the solid pitching of Steve Gromek helps the Indians win pivotal Game 4 of the Fall Classic, edging the Braves, 2-1, to take a 3-1 series lead. Larry Doby's third-inning solo home run, the first by a black player in World Series history, proves to be the difference in the Tribe's victory.

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