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Did you know that the poem's original title was That Double Play Again? Franklin Pierce Adams thought the lines "weren't much good" so he made some changes, altered the title to Baseball's Sad Lexicon and six days later the version above appeared in print. Yet, some fans still believe it was / still is called Tinkers to Evers to Chance.
The trio first appeared in their infield positions together on September 13, 1902, and they turned their first double play on September 15, 1902.