A pitcher needs two pitches, one they’re looking for and one to cross them up.
This graphic from Webstaurantstore was created in 2011 and is based on prices from 2010 and 2011. I doubt any of these prices have dropped in the last several years, and even back then, the “cheapest” beers and dogs were a bit pricey.
Future Hall of Famer Fred Clarke made his major league debut on June 30, 1894. Clarke went five-for-five for the Louisville Colonels, collecting four singles and a triple.
On June 25, 1924, left-handed relief pitcher Emil Yde hit a double in the ninth inning to tie the score, 6-6, against the Cubs and send the game into extra innings. Then, in the fourteenth inning, Yde hit a triple to lead the Pirates to an 8-7 victory.
Somebody once asked me if I ever went up to the plate trying to hit a home run. I said, ‘Sure, every time.’
The last pitcher to pitch a complete game in both games of a doubleheader was Jack Scott of the Philadelphia Phillies. Scott accomplished this feat on June 19, 1927 against Cincinnati at Redlands Field. Scott won the opener of the twin bill, 3-1, however, he lost the second game, 3-0.
You lose, you smile, and you come back the next day. You win, you smile, you come back the next day.
~Ken Griffey, Jr.