McGraw Forfeits Game

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Date of Event: August 7, 1906

After umpire Jimmy Johnstone got Giants’ Manager, John McGraw, suspended, John McGraw sought revenge; but unfortunately for McGraw and the rest of the Giants, his revenge backfired. He did, however, successfully do what only every manager before and after him has dreamed of doing—he locked the umpires out of the ballpark.