This day in baseball

On August 19, 1900, Milwaukee pitcher Rube Waddell pitched two complete games in both contests of a doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox.  He threw 17 innings in the first game, then was coaxed (with a promise of a few days off to go fishing) by manager Connie Mack to pitch the nightcap, in which Waddell threw a five-inning one-hitter.  Milwaukee won both games, 2-1 and 1-0.

 

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National Baseball Hall of Fame

 


One Comment on “This day in baseball”

  1. verdun2 says:

    Do you suppose he had a pitch count?
    v


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