On October 5, 1929 — On the next-to-last day of the season, Reds reliever Rube Ehrhardt wins his first and only start of the season, allowing five hits and issuing one walk when he blanks the first-place Cubs at Redland Field, 9-0. The shutout, which takes 75-minutes to complete, will be 34 year-old right-hander’s final major league appearance.

 


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