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1911 - Frank Baker first led the American League in home runs in 1911, with 11; his two home runs in the '11 World Series that resulted in him being forever after known simply as "Home Run."

1913 - Eddie Plank outduels Christy Mathewson; his 2-hitter wins the 3-1 finale and the A's win the World Series defeating the NY Giants, 4 games to 1.

1914 - The Favored A's, American League Champs are upset in the Series 4 games to 0 by the "Miracle Braves".

1915 - The A's Herb Pennock comes within one out of pitching the first Opening Day no-hitter. A scratch single by Harry Hooper is the Red Sox' only hit in a 5-0 loss.

1916 - The Athletics set an AL record with their 19th loss in a row on the road. The streak ends the next day when they defeat Detroit, 7 - 1.

1917 - Making his major league debut with the Philadelphia Athletics on May 13 1901, Eddie Plank retires after finishing the season with the St. Louis Americans. He completes his career with a 326 - 194 record.

1918 - Connie Mack breaks precedent, goes outside organized baseball to civil court, and gets an injunction against the Boston Braves over a contract dispute involving pitcher Scott Perry, who has been winning games for the Athletics.

1919 - The A's collect 18 hits, but lose to Washington 12-6, leaving an AL-record-tying 17 on base.