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September 30 Chicago White Sox pitcher Jim Derrington becomes the youngest pitcher in modern history to start a game. he loses to the Kansas City Athletics 7-6 at the age of 16 years and 10 months. September is the ninth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four Gregorian months with 30 days. ... Events The Sermon on the Mount (according to proponents of the 33 theory) April 7 - Crucifixion of Jesus (suggested date, but it is also suggested that he died on April 3, AD 33) Births Quintus Petillius Cerialis, brother-in-law of Vespasian Deaths April 7 - Judas Iscariot, disciple of Jesus... Jump to: navigation, search League National League Division Central Year founded 1901 Home ballpark U.S. Cellular Field City, State Chicago, Illinois Current team colors White, silver, and black Wild card titles None Division titles 4: 1983, 1993, 2000, 2005 Pennants 6: 1901, 1906, 1917, 1919, 1959, 2005 World Series... The Oakland Athletics are a Major League Baseball team based in Oakland, California. ...


October 8 New York Yankees pitcher Don Larsen pitches a perfect game in game 5 of the World Series against the Brooklyn Dodgers. Yankees won it 2-0. October is the tenth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... For other uses, see number 8. ... Jump to: navigation, search The New York Yankees are a Major League baseball team based in The Bronx, New York City. ... Don James Larsen (born August 7, 1929 in Michigan City, Indiana) was a pitcher for seven different Major League Baseball franchises, but is most remembered for his time with the New York Yankees. ... Jump to: navigation, search The World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada, played in October after the end of the regular season between the pennant winner of the American League and the pennant winner of the National League. ... For the 1930s NFL team, see Brooklyn Dodgers (football). ...


October 11 the New York Yankees beat the Brooklyn Dodgers in Game 7 of the World Series to grab their 17th world championship. October is the tenth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... Events Germania Inferior and the Rhine secured by Germanicus Artabanus III of the Arsacid Dynasty becomes ruler of Parthia Births April 4 - Drusilla, daughter of Germanicus and Agrippina the younger. ...


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Baseball at the 1956 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (147 words)
Baseball was again a demonstration sport at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne.
Though it was nominally the "foreign" demonstration sport of that Olympiad, Australia had a long history of baseball dating back to at least 1889.
The Australians were the first to field a full team in an exhibition match against the United States, represented by a detachment from the US Far East Command.
Transactions in 1956 - Baseball-Reference.com (5526 words)
The Cincinnati Redlegs drafted Jerry Lynch from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1956 rule V draft.
The Cincinnati Redlegs drafted Marion Fricano from the Chicago White Sox in the 1956 minor league draft.
The Baltimore Orioles drafted Charlie White from the Milwaukee Braves in the 1956 minor league draft.
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