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1949 With the home team trailing 4-2 with one out in the top of the ninth inning, the visiting Giants are awarded a 9-0 forefit by umpire Al Barlick when the Phillies fans launch a pop bottle and paper barrage at Shibe Park. The Philadelphia patrons displayed their displeasure after first base ump George Barr rules that center fielder Richie Ashburn had trapped the ball hit by Joe Lafata, a call vehemently protested by the outfielder and his teammates.

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