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This Week in Yankees History (6/13-6/19)

Week in Yankees History: June 13th - June 19th

June 13th 1913 - The New York Yankees notch their 13th win of the 1913 AL season at this incredibly late date. They had already lost 36 games.

1921 - Babe Ruth of the Yankees hit a 460 FT HR into the CF bleachers in the Polo Grounds, for the first HR ever hit to that spot. Ruth added his 21st HR of the 1921 AL season also he pitched 5 innings in the 13- 6 win over the Detroit Tigers giving up four runs, but striking out Ty Cobb. The next day, Babe Ruth will hit two more HRs, his sixth and seventh in five games in a 9-6 win over Detroit.

1924 - A riot by 18,000 fans at Detroit caused a forfeiture of a game to the Yankees. The trouble occurred, when Tigers P Bert Cole hit Yankees OF ...

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