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Old Oct 17th 2007, 9:14 pm
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Post Today in baseball history: Oct. 17

Okay, offseason is here, so I have more time to dedicate to this.

1989 - Minutes before Game 3 of the World Series between Oakland and San Francisco, an earthquake hit the Bay area. The game was postponed and the Series resumed 11 days later.

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2005 The juiced Minute Maid Park crowd, anticipating the Astros first National League crown after the first two batters are retired, is ‘pulperized’ as Albert Pujols hits a two out three-run ninth inning homer . A two-strike single stroked by David Eckstein and a walk worked out by Jim Emmonds set the stage for the Cardinals dramatic 5-4 comeback.
(Lidge has been said to have never been the same since, and also has been said that the ball Pujols hit off him hasn't landed yet! LOL)

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I saw that piece about the earthquake in 89 on Fox News last night. I was watching the pre-game live when it hit. The Cubs were out there just a few days before. I know the Cubs lost, but Mark Grace and Will Clark put on quite a show in that series.
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