On February 16 1934 — 1934 – Pitcher Eppa Rixey of the Cincinnati Reds announces his retirement after 21 seasons and a career 266-251 mark. Tomorrow, Urban “Red” Faber will also retire, leaving a 20-year career mark of 254-212, all with the Chicago White Sox. Both hurlers will gain eventual election to the Hall of Fame.

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Baseball Reference February 16
SABR Games Project
National Pastime February 16
Hall of Fame
Replay The Game
Retro Sheet

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