On April 19, 1920 — Washington Senators pitcher Al Schacht, who will later become the “Clown Prince of Baseball,” throws a 7 – 0 shutout against the Philadelphia Athletics. 7–0. A sore arm will end his career after the next season, but the Schacht act will be on hand for 25 World Series and 18 All-Star games.

 


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Sources:

Baseball Reference April 19

SABR Games Project

National Pastime April 19

Hall of Fame

Retro Sheet