Category: pitching feat

Tigers set an American League record by extending their streak of innings without allowing since the start of the season to 24

The Tigers set an American League record by extending their streak of innings without allowing since the start of the season to 24, before giving up an unearned run in the 7th inning of a 7 – 1 win over the Twins. The previous mark of 22 innings was set by the 1947 Chicago White Sox, while the major league mark of 32 innings belongs to the 1963 St. Louis Cardinals. Shane Greene is the winner against Kyle Gibson as Detroit improves to 3-0 and Minnesota falls to 0-3.

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Dave Stieb retires the first 26 batters he faces before giving up two hits in a 2 – 1 win over the Yankees. The previous September, the Toronto Blue Jays’ hard luck hurler lost back-to-back no-hit bids with two outs in the ninth inning.

Dave Stieb retires the first 26 batters he faces before giving up two hits in a 2 – 1 win over the Yankees. The previous September, the Toronto Blue Jays’ hard luck hurler lost back-to-back no-hit bids with two outs in the ninth inning.

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Reds starter Jim Maloney, who strikes out 18 batters, no-hits the Mets for ten innings, but loses 1-0 when Johnny Lewis connects for a homer in the eleventh in the Crosley Field contest. In August at Wrigley Field, the right-hander will once again give up no hits through the first nine innings, but this time will record a no-hitter when his teammate Leo Cardenas connects in the top of the tenth, providing the only run in Cincinnati’s 1-0 victory over Chicago.

Reds starter Jim Maloney, who strikes out 18 batters, no-hits the Mets for ten innings, but loses 1-0 when Johnny Lewis connects for a homer in the eleventh in the Crosley Field contest. In August at Wrigley Field, the right-hander will once again give up no hits through the first nine innings, but this time will record a no-hitter when his teammate Leo Cardenas connects in the top of the tenth, providing the only run in Cincinnati’s 1-0 victory over Chicago.

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Art Houtteman loses a no hitter with 2 out in 9th

Art Houtteman, needing to retire just one more batter to author a no-hitter, throws a fastball to Harry Simpson, who rips the pitch for a single, spoiling the right-hander’s chance for immortality. The Tigers’ 13-1 triumph over the Tribe at Briggs Stadium marks the team’s first victory of the season, after dropping eight decisions to start the campaign.

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St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Ted Wilks loses his first game in 77 consecutive appearances dating back to September 8, 1945. Wilks posted a 12-0 record during the streak which included four starts.

St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Ted Wilks loses his first game in 77 consecutive appearances dating back to September 8, 1945. Wilks posted a 12-0 record during the streak which included four starts.

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Jim Tobin of the Boston Braves almost single-handedly beats the Chicago Cubs at Braves Field, 6 – 5, by pitching a five-hitter and hitting three consecutive home runs. Tobin, who hit a pinch homer the day before, becomes the only pitcher in modern history to collect three home runs in a game. His fourth at-bat results in a fly ball caught against the fencein left field.

Jim Tobin of the Boston Braves almost single-handedly beats the Chicago Cubs at Braves Field, 6 – 5, by pitching a five-hitter and hitting three consecutive home runs. Tobin, who hit a pinch homer the day before, becomes the only pitcher in modern history to collect three home runs in a game. His fourth at-bat results in a fly ball caught against the fencein left field.

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Carl Hubbell, working two innings in relief, wins his 24th consecutive game when the Giants beat Cincinnati, 3-2. Mel Ott’s ninth-inning home run proves to be the difference in the Crosley Field contest.

Carl Hubbell, working two innings in relief, wins his 24th consecutive game when the Giants beat Cincinnati, 3-2. Mel Ott’s ninth-inning home run proves to be the difference in the Crosley Field contest.

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At the Polo Grounds, Carl Hubbell wins his 4th straight and his 20th in a row, subduing the Cubs, 4 – 1. The game is scoreless for six innings. Hubbell matches the mark of Rube Marquard, who won one game in 1911 and 19 straight more in 1912.

At the Polo Grounds, Carl Hubbell wins his 4th straight and his 20th in a row, subduing the Cubs, 4 – 1. The game is scoreless for six innings. Hubbell matches the mark of Rube Marquard, who won one game in 1911 and 19 straight more in 1912.

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John Quinn becomes oldest player to win a game at 49

Brooklyn’s 10-inning, 2-1 victory over the Giants at the Polo Grounds makes reliever John Quinn, at the age of 49, the oldest player to win a major league game. Johnny Frederick, who will have a total of only six home runs during the entire season, hits a ninth inning game-tying homer off Carl Hubbell, his fourth round-tripper as a pinch hitter, establishing a new major-league record.

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In a game which features President Woodrow Wilson throwing out the first pitch, Washington’s Walter Johnson starts a 56 inning scoreless streak

In a game which features President Woodrow Wilson throwing out the first pitch, Washington’s Walter Johnson gives up an unearned run in the first inning of the home opener, but the ‘Big Train’ will not yield another tally for 56 innings. The Senators beat the team now known as the Yankees, 2-1, switching from the Highlanders, the nickname the team had used since the franchise moved from Baltimore to New York for the 1903 season.

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Rube Marquard begins a nineteen-game consecutive winning streak by beating the Dodgers

Rube Marquard begins a nineteen-game consecutive winning streak by beating the Dodgers, 18-3, in a game which features 13 ground rule doubles hit by the visitors because of the overflow crowd being placed in the outfield and along the foul lines. The future Hall of Fame southpaw’s streak will end in July when the Giants lose to Chicago at the West Side Grounds, 7-2.

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Jerry Nops and teammate Frank Kitson pitch back to back one-hitters the first instance of back-to-back one-hitters in the 20th century

At Cincinnati, Jerry Nops of the Superbas pitches a one-hitter, beating the Reds, 2 – 0. Tomorrow, his teammate Frank Kitson will also pitch a one-hitter, winning 10 – 0, the first instance of back-to-back one-hitters in the 20th century. The last time it happened was June 17-18, 1884.

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