On October 4, 1916 — Cincinnati Reds right-hander Christy Mathewson faces Mordecai Brown of the Chicago Cubs in the career finale for each pitcher, marking the first time that two future Hall of Famers have made their final appearance in the same game. Both Cooperstown-bound hurlers go the distance in Cincinnati’s 10-8 victory at Chicago’s Weeghman Park.

 


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