Tag: Miller Huggins

Miller Huggins Stats & Facts

Miller Huggins Essentials Positions: Bats: B Throws: R Weight: 140 Born: Year: 1878 in Cincinnati, OH USA Died: 9 25 1929 in New York, NY USA Debut: 4/15/1904 Last Game: 9/13/1916 Hall of Fame: Inducted as a Manager in 1964 by...

Read More

Yankees win World Series on Walk Off Wild Pitch

In the bottom of the ninth of Game 4, Pirates right-hander Johnny Miljus loads the bases with no out, but gets Lou Gehrig to strike out swinging and strikes out Bob Meusel looking. The 32 year-old Pittsburgh hurler, facing Tony Lazzeri with two outs and a 0-1 count, throws a wild pitch, and Earle Combs races home with the winning run to give the Yankees the Fall Classic sweep of the Bucs and the team’s second world championship.

Read More

Cuban pitcher Jose Mendez throws a no-hitter for 8 2/3 innings in an exhibition game against the Cincinnati Reds

Cuban pitcher Jose Mendez one-hits the visiting Reds, 1-0. During the remainder of the 14-game barnstorming trip, the 21 year-old Almendares right-hander will throw another seven shutout innings in relief in two weeks, and then four days after that tosses a second complete-game shutout, recording an amazing 25 consecutive scoreless innings against the first major league club to ever play on the island.

Read More

Miller Huggins is born in Cincinnati, Ohio

1879 – Miller Huggins is born in Cincinnati, Ohio. A second baseman adept at getting on base, Huggins will lead the National League in walks four times, score 100 or more runs three times, and regularly collect 30 or more stolen bases and an on-base percentage near .400. He will start as a player-manager with the St. Louis Cardinals before heading to the New York Yankees in 1918. Huggins will lead the Yankees to six American League pennants and three World Series titles, and his “Murderers’ Row” club, which will win 110 games before sweeping the 1927 World Series, will be considered one of the greatest teams in history. Huggins will be selected to the Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee in 1964.

Read More

Join the community

We bring you cool stories about the game, players, ballparks and the people that shaped the game!

Join 11,172 other subscribers

Subscribe to the Daily Rewind Podcast

We have over 60 Categories!

error: Content is protected !!