On August 29, 1951 — Pitching on 2-days’ rest, the Giants’ Jim Hearn tops 17-game winner Murry Dickson, 3 – 1. It is Hearn’s 8th straight win over Pittsburgh, stretching back to 1949. The Giants gear up by recalling Hank Thompson from Minneapolis.

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