February 8 in Baseball History

February 8, 1942

“At the Folsom Correctional facility in California, the annual game between big leaguers and the prison inmates is halted as the guards search for two convicts who have tried to escaped. The escapees are caught, but the game does not resume, with the visiting team ahead 24-5 at the end of seven innings.”

File this under things that would never happen in this day and age….

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