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May 2, 1923

On May 2, 1923, Washington Senator, Walter Johnson pitched his 100th shutout, beating the New York Yankees 3-0. A pitcher records a shutout when he pitches the entire game and does not allow the opposing team to score. Walter Johnson … Continue reading

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July 18, 1970

On July 18, 1970, major league baseball player Ron Hunt of the San Francisco Giants was hit by a pitched ball for the 119th time in his career, breaking the major league record for baseball played after 1900. He played … Continue reading

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August 29, 1985

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 1985 New York Yankee player Don Baylor was hit by a pitch for the 190th time during his career, setting a modern day record for players who played after 1900. This was the 22nd … Continue reading

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July 18, 1897 and 1927

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1897, baseball player Cap Anson is the first person to record 3,000 hits in a career. Exactly 30 years later in 1927 Ty Cobb becomes the first person to reach 4,000 hits for a … Continue reading

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