On This Date 10/2/1932

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The New York Yankees complete a four-game sweep of the Chicago Cubs in the World Series with a 13-6 win at Wrigley Field in Game 4. The Yankees dominate the Cubs, outscoring them 37-19. The series is best remembered for Babe Ruth’s called shot in Game 3. Ruth hit .333 with two home runs in the series, while Lou Gehrig batted .529 and had three long balls, as the Yankees won their fourth World Championship in 11 years. The Yankees also set a record with 12 consecutive wins in the World Series, as they swept in the 1927 and 1928 World Series.