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1931 - Connie Mack's finest team won 107 games behind the well-muscled Jimmie Foxx and Al Simmons; Lefty Grove was 31-4.

1932 - A's hurler Eddie Rommel pitches 17 innings in relief, giving up a record 33 hits vs Cleveland.

1934 - The Phillies and A's meet in a City Series game before 15,000 fans at Shibe Park for the first legal Sunday baseball game ever played in Philadelphia.

1936 - Philadelphia A's Catcher Frankie Hayes equals a ML record with 4 doubles in a game against Cleveland.

1937 - The A's set a new AL record in the opener of a doubleheader with the White Sox by scoring 12 runs in the first inning, 6 of which are driven in by Bob Johnson.

1938 - University of California All-American football star Sam Chapman signs with the Athletics for a $8,500 bonus.

1939 - The first AL night game is played at Shibe Park, the A's lose to Cleveland 8-3 in 10 innings.