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August 2, 1881
With his team already ahead in the eighth inning, 5-0, White Stockings (Cubs) outfielder Abner Dalrymple becomes the first player walked intentionally with the bases loaded. Buffalo Bisons' right-hander Jack Lynch gives up the run-producing free pass in an eventual 11-2 Chicago victory.
May 23, 1901
White Sox reliever Clark Griffith, the team's pitcher-manager, decides to walk Napoleon Lajoie intentionally with the bases loaded. The strategy proves successful when he induces the next three batters to ground out to complete the 11-9 victory at Chicago's South Side Park.
May 2, 1928
With the bases loaded and two out in the ninth inning, Giants' manager John McGraw orders that Dodger rookie Del Bissonette be intentionally walked with the bases loaded by Larry Benton, forcing home a run. The strategy works when Harry Riconda strikes out, giving New York a 2-1 victory in the Polo Grounds contest.
July 23, 1944
In the eighth inning of the second game of a doubleheader, Giants manager Mel Ott orders pitcher Andy Hansen to issue an intentional walk with the bases loaded to Bill Nicholson. The free pass to Swish, who has hit four home runs in the twin bill, doesn't work when the Cubs score three runs to tie the game.
May 28, 1998
In the bottom of the ninth, with the bases loaded and his team ahead by two runs, Diamondbacks' manager Buck Showalter orders that Barry Bonds be intentionally walked with the bases loaded by reliever Gregg Olson. The free pass works when the next batter, Brett Mayne, lines out to deep center field, giving Arizona an 8-7 victory at Candlestick Park.
August 17, 2008
Josh Hamilton is only the sixth major leaguer intentionally walked with the bases loaded. Rays' manager Joe Maddon's decision to give the Rangers' slugger a run-producing free pass in the ninth inning is successful when Tampa Bay goes on to win the game in Arlington, 7-4.
April 15, 2022
Angel manager Joe Maddon orders reliever Austin Warren to walk Corey Seager intentionally with the bases loaded, scoring Charlie Culberson and followed by Mitch Garver's sacrifice. The last time a deliberate free pass that scored in run occurred was when Maddon, then the Rays' skipper, gave Texas slugger Josh Hamilton first base with the bases full in 2008.