This day in baseball

On September 14, 1913, pitcher Larry Cheney of the Cubs gave up fourteen hits to the Giants.  In spite of this, Cheney managed to come out victorious, 7-0.  It was the first time in major league history that a team has been shut out even while collecting that many hits.

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Larry Cheney (Library of Congress)


4 Comments on “This day in baseball”

  1. verdun2 says:

    I cannot imagine John McGraw’s tirade in the clubhouse after the game. EEK!!
    v

  2. wkkortas says:

    Were they all bunt singles?


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