Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 10-9-2013

Pittsburgh Press, October 9, 1913:

In one of the greatest games ever staged on any ball field, the New York Giants took the second game of the world’s series yesterday afternoon [3-0 in ten innings].
...
The game was a pitchers’ battle between two veteran pitchers. Matty, the greatest pitcher on the New York staff, was sent to the mound by McGraw, while Plank, the star southpaw of the Athletics, was on the hill for the Mackites.

Mathewson threw a ten-inning shutout, and Plank (obviously) took a shutout into the tenth before giving up three runs. Weird thing about Game Two: Giants relief ace Hooks Wiltse played most of the game at first base because starter Fred Merkle was out with a swollen ankle and backup Fred Snodgrass had to leave the game with an injury.

Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: October 09, 2013 at 06:22 AM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: christy mathewson, dugout, eddie plank, fred merkle, fred snodgrass, history, hooks wiltse

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: October 09, 2013 at 06:26 AM (#4566602)
A bunch of colorful characters on today's Birthday Team. I get the feeling Marquard and Pepitone would be fast friends, and that they'd spend much of their time making Charlie Faust miserable.

Also, the front office can probably save money on Downing's conditioning program. Instead of lifting weights, he should be able to just toss Patek up in the air a few hundred times a day.

C: Brian Downing
1B: Joe Pepitone
2B: Brian Roberts
3B: Joe Sewell
SS: Freddie Patek
LF: Mike Hershberger
CF/Manager: Dave Rowe
RF: Jimmy Welsh

SP: Rube Marquard
SP: Mickey Haefner
SP: Bob Moose
SP: Al Maul
SP: Derek Holland
RP: Randy Lerch

Owner: Jerry McMorris
Umpire: Steve Palermo
Mascot: Victory Faust
Generation K Flameout: Bill Pulsipher
   2. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: October 09, 2013 at 09:27 AM (#4566648)
Mike Moustakas had 341 runners on base for him while he was hitting this year (not all at the same time). He drove in 30. That is....something.
   3. esseff Posted: October 09, 2013 at 12:15 PM (#4566828)
Generation K Flameout: Bill Pulsipher


Was still playing indie ball as recently as two years ago.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Blanks for Nothing, Larvell
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

Gonfalon CubsLooking to next year
(186 - 2:08am, Nov 20)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogOTP 13 November 2017: Politics, race now touching every sport
(2070 - 1:20am, Nov 20)
Last: zenbitz

NewsblogMore on WAR – Joe Blogs – Medium
(28 - 1:09am, Nov 20)
Last: Shock

NewsblogQuestions And Challenges Loom Over Derek Jeter
(10 - 1:08am, Nov 20)
Last: Sunday silence

NewsblogJudge and Altuve | Articles | Bill James Online
(30 - 12:54am, Nov 20)
Last: Sunday silence

NewsblogGabe Kapler's only season as a manager gave hints for how he will lead Phillies
(5 - 12:33am, Nov 20)
Last: Sunday silence

NewsblogOT - November* 2017 College Football thread
(187 - 8:58pm, Nov 19)
Last: Brian White

NewsblogIs Ohtani Really More Valuable in the AL?
(9 - 8:15pm, Nov 19)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogThe Eric Hosmer Dilemma | FanGraphs Baseball
(39 - 7:53pm, Nov 19)
Last: the Hugh Jorgan returns

NewsblogTaking Back the Ballparks - Philadelphia Phillies
(43 - 6:55pm, Nov 19)
Last: Omineca Greg

NewsblogOT - NBA 2017-2018 Tip-off Thread
(1423 - 5:05pm, Nov 19)
Last: don't ask 57i66135; he wants to hang them all

NewsblogJim Palmer on Mark Belanger and Omar Vizquel: The Hardball Times
(101 - 4:07pm, Nov 19)
Last: SoSH U at work

Hall of MeritMock 2018 Modern Baseball Committee Hall of Fame Ballot
(79 - 11:25am, Nov 19)
Last: Nero Wolfe, Indeed

NewsblogOT: Winter Soccer Thread
(198 - 11:10am, Nov 19)
Last: Baldrick

NewsblogOT: Wrestling Thread November 2014
(2102 - 8:32am, Nov 19)
Last: Chokeland Bill

Page rendered in 0.1639 seconds
47 querie(s) executed