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October 23rd

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2002 Joining Roberto Clemente and Thurman Munson, Darryl Kile will become the third player to appear on the 2003 Hall of Fame ballot before the mandatory five-year waiting period. The 33 year-old Cardinal pitcher, who died of heart disease, was found dead in his Chicago hotel room in June.
2006 Extending his scoreless streak to 24 1/3 postseason innings, dating back to 2003 with the Twins, Kenny Rogers blanks the Cardinals for eight innings, when the Tigers beat the Cardinals 3-1 to even the World Series at a game apiece. The "Gambler's" recent play-off success comes under suspicion as TV cameras spot an unknown dark spot on the right-hander's pitching hand in the first frame, which he claims to be only mud.

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