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From the archives | June 17

Joe Cronin homers his way in history books

Yesterday, before about 7,700 paying Bunker Hill Day customers, the Red Sox were lucky enough to get an even break against Connie Mack’s Athletics.

It took a three-run shot into the left field screen by the “Skipper” [Joe Cronin], and two later errors by Hall and Seibert to land the opener by a 5-to-4 count.

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