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1940 - The A's are mired deep in the cellar, but Connie Mack hits all the right buttons today. He sends 4 Pinch hitters to the plate in the 9th inning versus Detroit, and all 4 deliver hits.

Connie Mack

1941 - The city of Philadelphia and the state of Pennsylvania declare a legal holiday to honor the A's manager on Connie Mack Day at Shibe Park.

1943 - The Philadelphia Athletics drop their 20th game in a row. This ties the AL record.

1947 - Rookie Bill McCahan of the Philadelphia Athletics no-hits the Washington Senators 3-0.

1949 - Athletics pitcher Dick Fowler records 9 putouts in a 12-inning 1-0 win over the White Sox.