This day in baseball: Stealing the inning

Nationals catcher Eddie Ainsmith stole three bases in one inning on June 26, 1913 in a game against the Philadelphia Athletics at Griffith Stadium in Washington. After safely reaching base on a single in the bottom of the ninth, Ainsmith proceeded to steal second, third, and home. Unfortunately, Ainsmith’s efforts didn’t make much of a difference for his team as the A’s dominated the Nats, 10-3.

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Ainsmith (Wikimedia Commons)


2 Comments on “This day in baseball: Stealing the inning”

  1. verdun2 says:

    Not bad for a catcher.
    v


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