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This Day in Baseball: Colby Jacked Series

By Precious Sanders @pdsanders99

On October 20, 1910, pitcher Jack Coombs, a.k.a. “Colby Jack,” threw a six-hit complete game to defeat the Cubs, 12-5.  The Philadelphia pitcher’s performance came on just one day of rest and gave the Athletics a 3-0 lead in the World Series.  Coombs would win three of the A’s four victories in the Series.

This day in baseball: Colby Jacked Series

Jack Coombs, c. 1911 (Library of Congress)


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