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Updated: October 8, 2012, 8:32 AM ET
Associated Press

Compiled by PAUL MONTELLA

By The Associated Press

Oct. 9

1910 -- Nap Lajoie, in a batting race with Ty Cobb, collected eight hits for Cleveland in a season-ending doubleheader with the Browns. The hits were somewhat tainted, however, as St. Louis third baseman Red Corriden played back as Lajoie bunted safely six times. Regardless, Cobb was awarded the batting title by a fraction of a point.

1916 -- Babe Ruth outpitched Sherry Smith of the Brooklyn Dodgers as the Boston ...

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