On August 22, 1912 — Before a sellout crowd of 27,000 at Forbes Field, the Pirates sweep two from the Giants, winning 3 – 2 and 8 – 6. Howie Camnitz outpitches Christy Mathewson in the opener, and Rube Marquard taking the loss in the nitecap. The Bucs are led by Honus Wagner who goes 3 for 4 in the first game, and hits for the cycle in the nitecap. Honus’ seven hits total 14 bases, he scores five runs, drives in four and swipes two bases. Wagner will hit seven homers this season, with three coming off Rube.