On September 15, 1912 — 1912 – In the second game of a doubleheader, Boston’s Joe Wood wins his 16th straight game as he bests the Browns, 2 – 1, in a game called after eight innings because of darkness. Wood scores the winning run in the 8th, scoring from third base on a wild pitch by Earl Hamilton. Earlier in the year, Walter Johnson posted a streak of 16 straight wins.
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