On July 30, 1944 — 1944 – The fourth straight bad start by Bucky Walters of Cincinnati will deprive him of the ERA title. Bucky gives up 27 runs in 24 innings after a brilliant start of the season. He will recover to win 23 games and finish with an ERA of 2.40, but teammate Ed Heusser will be the ERA champ with 2.38.

 


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Sources:
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