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    Aug 21, 1933 - In Cleveland's 10-1 win over Boston‚ Earl Averill wanders off 3B in the 6th inning and is caught with a hidden ball trick by Bosox Marty McManus.

    Jun 19, 1932 - The last place Red Sox name Marty McManus of the team (11-44)‚ replacing Shano Collins. Collins‚ who resigned yesterday‚ guided the Sox to a 6th-place finish last season.

    Sep 5, 1931 - At Boston‚ George Earnshaw loses a no-hitter in the 8th inning when Marty McManus's roller gets away from SS Williams. Earnshaw ends with a 8-0 one-hitter. The A's lose the nitecap‚ 6-3‚ to Wilcey Moore.

    Jul 11, 1929 - Down 6-4 to Detroit after 5 innings‚ the Red Sox plate 10 runs in the 6th inning to win 15-8. The Tigers stanch the scoring in the 7th with a triple play. Hot-hitting Marty McManus has 5 hits‚ including 2 homers‚ for Detroit.

    Jul 10, 1929 - For the 2nd time in 3 days‚ Marty McManus hits a grand slam‚ one of his 3 hits‚ and his homer is the difference in Detroit's 10-6 win over the visiting Red Sox. Milt Gaston is the loser‚ giving up 14 hits in 6 innings.

    Aug 22, 1927 - Harry Heilmann goes 4-for-6 in a Detroit doubleheader sweep of Washington. In the 2nd game‚ Heilmann and Marty McManus hit 4th inning homers off Walter Johnson‚ the last homers the Big Train gives up in his career‚ and the only time he's allowed 2 in an inning. It is also Johnson last career loss. The Tigers have now won 13 in a row (one tie) to overtake the Nats in the battle for 2nd place‚ with the Yanks in front by 12 1/2 games. Heilmann is now hitting .390.

    May 8, 1927 - At Detroit, Marty McManus singles in 2 runs in the 9th to lead the Tigers to a 32 win over the Red Sox. Bob "Fats" Fothergill goes hitless for the 1st time this season to end his 21-game hitting streak. Fothergill hit .500 (42-for-84) during the streak, which began last year. Fats will hit .500 during another 20-game streak this year from August 31 (G 1) through September 21. Fothergill is the only player to hit .500 or better in two 20-game hit streaks.

    Oct 23, 1926 - In South Bend‚ Indiana‚ the Babe Ruth All Stars‚ including Johnny MostilMarty McManus and Urban Shocker‚ beat the local South Bend Indians 7-3 in a game called after 6 innings because of a late start. The all stars were delayed 2 hours when their vehicle broke down‚ as researched by historian Kevin Paczkowski. The Babe is 3-for-4 and hits a HR estimated at 600 feet. In preparation for the Babe's visit‚ the local team stocked up on baseballs at a cost of $1.23 each: in Montreal on October 17‚ the Babe hit 36 into a nearby river‚ according to the South Bend Tribune‚ and the ensuing game had to be stopped for lack of balls. Babe's squad will tie tomorrow when the Indians pitch the Giants Fred Fitzsimmons‚ who lives nearby. Joining Freddie is Fred Lindstrom.

    Jun 30, 1926 - With player-manager Ty Cobb coaching 3B‚ base runner Harry Heilmann falls for the hidden ball trick pulled by Browns 3B Marty McManus. The Tigers still win 4-1.

    Sep 11, 1922 - The Browns‚ down 4-3 to the Tigers in the 9th‚ but a walk and a George Sisler triple ties the game. Marty McManus lines a single to win it 5-4 for reliever Hub Pruett. Sisler falls on his shoulder in the 7th stretching for a ball but stays in the game.

    Jun 15, 1922 - The Browns beat the Senators‚ 3-2‚ on Marty McManus's bounce home run.

    Sep 26, 1920 - In St. Louis‚ an overflow Sunday crowd of 30‚000 watch the Indians top the Browns 7-5 behind 7 innings of strong relief by George Uhle. Joe Sewell knocks home 4 runs and Steve O'Neill contributes a drive that hits a mounted policeman's horse for a ground rule double. Marty McManus debuts with St. Louis and is 1-for-3 with a triple.

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