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The Dirty Inning: Happy In-death-pendence Day

On July 4, 1947, the Phillies got mauled twice by the Braves, while around them, a city burned.

Game One Of The 1950 World Series Photo by PhotoQuest/Getty Images

Death: it comes for us all. On July 4, 1947 in Philadelphia, it seemed to come for everybody at once. Escaped horses stampeded through the streets, UFOs lit up the night sky, and chaos reigned in the cradle of liberty as the Phillies played a doubleheader with the Braves--and got handed a couple of L’s.

Join Justin and Trev on a journey that should have ended their lives.