On June 4 1943 — Mort Cooper of the St. Louis Cardinals tosses the second of back-to-back one-hitters‚ beating the Philadelphia Phillies‚ 5 – 0. Hits by Brooklyn’s Billy Herman on May 31 and by the Phils’ Jimmy Wasdell today deprive him of no-hitters. Cooper has 6 wins and 3 shutouts on the way to his second 20-win year.


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