On September 19, 1914 — Before the Phils-Cards game, Grover Cleveland Alexander is presented with a check for $1,000 for winning 25 games. Alex proceeds to win his 25th, allowing just two hits while fanning 11.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference September 19
National Pastime September 19
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