On September 12, 1942 – Mort Cooper wins his 20th game and 8th shutout, stopping Brooklyn, 3 – 0. St. Louis finally catches the Dodgers when Max Lanier wins the second game, 2 – 1.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference September 12
National Pastime September 12
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project
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