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Giants 2, Tigers 0

Giants take 3-0 World Series lead

DETROIT — The Baltimore Orioles had three consecutive shutouts against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1966 World Series and it wasn’t all that remarkable.

It was a period in baseball history so dominated by pitchers that the mound was lowered by 5 inches three years later to give the hitters more of a chance.

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