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Yesterday and this day in baseball history

(Paul Mirengoff) While the 1966 Los Angeles Dodgers were edging San Francisco and Pittsburgh in a pennant race that wasn’t decided until the last day of the season, the Baltimore Orioles were cruising to the American League pennant. By Labor Day they led second place Detroit by 10.5 games. They finished 9 games ahead of second place Minnesota after the Twins beat them in three of the final four meaningless games.
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