On September 12, 1908 — A day after beating the A’s Eddie Plank, 2 – 1, Washington’s Walter Johnson is forced to start again, this time replacing sore-armed Charlie Smith. Remarkably, Johnson records his 5th complete game victory in nine days.

 


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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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