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Most runs ever in a MLB baseball game....

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August 26, 1922

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 26, 1922 

* Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Phillies 
* Most runs in a single game record

The sport's section (page 7) has one column headings: "CUBS AND PHILLIES SMASH TWO RECORDS" "Chicago Team Wins Weird Game in Which 51 Hits Are Made, 26-23" with box scores. (see) First report coverage on the game between the Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies. The Cubs defeated the Phillies 26-23 as the Phils leave the bases loaded in the ninth. The total amount of runs, 49, is the major league mark for most tallies scored in one game. This is still a MLB record till this day.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

Category: The 20th Century

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