On September 26, 1959 — Sam Jones holds the Cardinals hitless for seven innings before the game, with two outs in the top of the eighth, is called. Although ‘Toothpick’ loses his bid for an ‘official’ no-hitter due to the rain-shortened game, the Giants’ right-hander gets his career-high 21st win of the season with the Giants’ 4-0 victory over the Redbirds at Busch Stadium.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference September 26
National Pastime September 26
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