On July 4, 1925, two of the era’s greatest pitchers lock horns in a classic pitching duel. Herb Pennock of the New York Yankees defeats Lefty Grove of the Philadelphia A’s in a 1-0, 15-inning matchup of future Hall of Famers. Pennock retires the final 21 batters he faces.
Dock Ellis of the Pittsburgh Pirates hits three batters during the first inning of a game against the Cincinnati Reds
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