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Twenty-One years ago this week Goose Goslin, murderous Detroit slugger playing against Cleveland, distinguished himself by becoming the first major leaguer to hit into four consecutive double plays in one game, batting four for eight out. Mighty Goose, the Tigers' clean-up hitter, swept Mickey Cochrane and Charlie Gehringer off first base with his hard-hit but luckless drives. But, in spite of Goose, Pitcher Tommy Bridges worked a five-hitter to win 4-1, and the Tigers went on to capture their first pennant in 25 years.