On August 25, 1934 — Schoolboy Rowe wins his 16th consecutive game, tying the American League record shared by Smoky Joe Wood, Walter Johnson, and Lefty Grove. The 24 year-old right-hander from Waco, Texas, who goes 3-for-4 in the contest, singles home the eventual winning run in the ninth inning in the Tigers’ 4-2 victory over the Senators at Griffith Stadium.