Baseball History September 15

Complete September 15 entry at BaseballLibrary.com HERE.

Today's Highlighted Entry is from 1931:

The Philadelphia Athletics clinch the pennant, beating Cleveland at home, 14–3. Every starter for the A's has a hit and RBI. Eddie Rommel, veteran knuckleball pitcher for the A's, is the winning hurler, as Connie Mack wins his 3rd successive pennant. It is Mack's 9th, and last, AL championship. The A's went into first place for good on May 5th, when they started a win streak of 17 straight games and 20 of their next 21. In mid-July they won 13 straight.
The Athletics of 1929, the team that started the run of three straight pennants, once were the subject of a Sports Illustrated cover article

I can't find the article on-line, it may be in my personal archives somewhere. Sounds like a winter project.

To learn more about the A's time in Philadelphia check out this comprehensive website of the Philadelphia Athletics Historical Society.

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