This day in baseball: First AL game

The first ever American League game was played on April 24, 1901 at the Chicago Cricket Club in front of a crowd of 14,000.  The game, which only lasted ninety minutes, featured Roy Patterson of the White Sox, as they defeated the Cleveland Blues (now the Indians), 8-2.

Roy Patterson (Wikipedia)

Roy Patterson (Wikipedia)

One Comment on “This day in baseball: First AL game”

  1. wkkortas says:

    Ninety minutes? That’s more like it. Get in the box and hit, son.

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