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In 1908, on the very last day of the baseball season, the Detroit Tigers clinched the American League pennant. Last week a new generation of Tigers came close to doing it again. Playing their last three games of the season in Cleveland, Detroit needed only one game to win the pennant. But the odds were 2-to-1 against their winning the first game. For in the opener they had to stand up to Fireball Bob Feller.

Rather than waste Buck Newsom or Schoolboy Rowe against Cleveland's Boy Wonder, Manager Del Baker started Floyd Giebell, a right-handed rookie brought up from Buffalo only...

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