On September 1, 1916 — The Philadelphia Phillie’s whitewash the Brooklyn Robins twice‚ winning 3 – 0 behind Grover Alexander and 6 – 0 to back Eppa Rixey. Alexander’s win in the opener is his 14th shutout‚ setting a major league record. The loser is Jack Coombs‚ who had set the record of 13 shutouts while pitching for the A’s in 1910.