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Updated: October 9, 2012, 8:37 AM ET
Associated Press

Compiled by PAUL MONTELLA

By The Associated Press

Oct. 10

1904 -- Boston clinched the pennant on the last day of the season when Jack Chesbro of the New York Highlanders threw a wild pitch in the ninth to allow the winning run to score from third.

1920 -- The Cleveland Indians beat the Brooklyn Dodgers 8-1 in the fifth game of the World Series. For the Indians, Elmer Smith hit the first Series grand slam and Jim Bagby, the winner, hit the first Series homer by a pitcher.

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