This day in baseball: There is tying in baseball

Perhaps the most evenly matched game in baseball history was played on 13 August 1910 between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Brooklyn Superbas (Dodgers).  The two teams not only played to an 8-8 tie, they both had 38 at-bats, 13 hits, 12 assists, 2 errors, 5 strikeouts, 3 walks, 1 passed ball, and 1 hit-by-pitch.  Each side also used only two pitchers in what George F. Will called, “[The] baseball game of perfect symmetry.”

Washington Park in Brooklyn, c. 1909 (Photo source: Wikipedia)



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