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The Pine Tar Game

Date of occurrence:

24/07/1983

The Royals against the Yankees, At the top of the 9th inning, George Brett hits a two-run home run, which got the Royals up by 5-4. but the umpires nullified Brett's home run due to too much pine tar on his bat.
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After the umpires nullified Brett’s home run the Yankees won the game, but The Royals protested the decision and The game was held one more time that season (On August 18), from the point of Brett’s home run. The royals won that game.

The video of an enraged Brett is however played again and again on the anniversary date of 24th July, and the Pine Tar Game today has become a part of baseball folklore. Brett’s renowned pine tar bat is on display at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.

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