This day in baseball: Twenty-three’s a crowd

On September 8, 1916, the smallest crowd in American League history, a whopping twenty-three fans, watched the Yankees take on the A’s at Shibe Park in Philadelphia.  During the game, A’s switch-hitter Wally Schang became the first player in Major League history to homer from both sides of the plate in the same game.

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One Comment on “This day in baseball: Twenty-three’s a crowd”

  1. steve says:

    and he was a catcher.

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