This day in baseball: Slugger wins the pitcher’s duel

In a match-up against the Senators at Griffith Stadium on May 7, 1917, southpaw Babe Ruth managed to defeat Walter Johnson, 1-0.  The Red Sox’s lone run was the result of a sacrifice fly by the Babe, who would prove to be as good a hitter as he was a pitcher.

Babe Ruth pitching (Bleacher Report)

Babe Ruth pitching (Bleacher Report)


2 Comments on “This day in baseball: Slugger wins the pitcher’s duel”

  1. verdun2 says:

    Maybe they oughta move that Ruth guy to the outfield or something.
    v


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