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October 5, 1947 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

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Brooklyn outfielder Al Gionfriddo makes famous catch off Joe DiMaggio in Game 6 of Baseball World Series; Dodgers beat Yankees, 8-6; catch inspires "back-back-back" expression

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio