On June 11, 1906 At Boston‚ the Boston Nationals’ Dave Brain makes a major league record 5 errors at third base‚ and his teammates makes another 6 to help the St. Louis Cardinals post an 8 – 1 win. The 11 errors ties the National League record set by the Cardinals on April 19‚ 1902.
Denny McLain, who compiles a 31-6 record at the end of the season, improves his undefeated decisions on the road to 16-0 when he blanks the Red Sox 4-0 at Fenway Park. The Detroit right-hander will finish 17-2 along with an ERA of 1.44 in the 21 games he pitches away from Tiger Stadium.
August 16, 1968
At Fenway Park, Allan Trammel and Lou Whitaker, playing shortstop and second base, respectively, both make their major league debut for Detroit. The Tigers’ new double play combination will be teammates for the next 19 seasons, a major league record.
September 9, 1977
Facing just one batter, Doug Jones records his 300th career save when he gets the final out in the A’s 5-4 victory over Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field. The 42 year-old right-handed reliever, the 11th closer to reach the milestone, will retire at the end of next season with 303 saves.
September 11, 1999
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