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1920 - A's vice president Thomas Shibe denies charges that the baseballs currently being used are livelier. Shibe cites the abolition of the spitball and other "freak" pitches as the reason for the increase in HRs this season.

1924 - A's first baseman Joe Hauser, sets an AL record when he hits 3 HRs and a double for 14 total bases.

1925 - Connie Mack signs a 17-year-old Jimmie Foxx and he converts Foxx to first base, where he became a regular in 1928; before long, Foxx was being called "the righthanded Babe Ruth."

1927 - The Phils beat the A's 1-0 for the benefit of the Eddie Plank Memorial Fund.

1928 - New York's George Pipgras and Waite Hoyt turn back the Athletics; The A's will take the last game of the series and leave town 1 1/2 back.

1929 - What many baseball historians will argue as the greatest team in baseball history, Connie Mack's 1929 championship team clinches the AL pennant with a 5-0 win over the White Sox. They go on to defeat the National League Champion Chicago Cubs in five games, highlighted by the A's record, 10 run 4th inning eruption in the A's Game 4 win.