On June 4 1889 — At the South End Grounds (Boston), A two-run single by Dick Johnston in the 10th inning gives Boston Beaneaters a 4 – 2 win over the Philadelphia Quakers. The win is the 9th in a row and 16th out of 17 for the Beaneaters‚ who lead 2nd place Philadelphia by 5 1/2 games.

Future Hall of Famer JOHN CLARKSON of the Beaneaters in the 3rd inning, pitches the first known immaculate inning. facing Jim Fogarty, Sam Thompson, and Sid Farrar.

Clarkson, started a career-high 72 games in 1889 and had an astounding record of 49-19 with 68 complete games, 284 strikeouts, and a 2.73 ERA in 620 innings pitched.


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