This day in baseball: World Series rookie dominance

On October 16, 1909, the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Tigers, 8-0, to win the World Series, four games to three.  Rookie pitcher Babe Adams hurled a complete-game shutout in Game Seven, having also won Games One and Five.


2 Comments on “This day in baseball: World Series rookie dominance”

  1. wkkortas says:

    Babe Adams was a very, very, interesting guy (in a good sense).

    • I’m still learning about him, but based on what I’ve seen so far he does sound interesting. Awesome pitching numbers aside, he was apparently quite the heartthrob? I’m sure there are some good stories to go along with that.

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