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Thursday, June 05, 2014

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 6-5-2014

Milwaukee Journal, June 5, 1914:

Bob Long, former California State league pitcher, struck out all 27 of the men who faced him in a semi-pro game at Cincinnati—the remarkable part of it being that no one signed him the next day.

I don’t really care where you do it, when you do it, or who the opposition is. A perfect game with 27 strikeouts is mind-blowing.

Commissioner Gordon Shumway (Dan Lee) Posted: June 05, 2014 at 06:49 AM | 9 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Commissioner Gordon Shumway (Dan Lee) Posted: June 05, 2014 at 06:52 AM (#4719451)
Today's Birthday Team isn't great, but it features guys named Truck and Duke. So that's fun.

C: Truck Hannah
1B: Duke Sims
2B: Eddie Joost
3B: Bill Spiers
SS: Billy Urbanski
LF: Frank Huelsman
CF: Ray Lankford
RF: Billy Maloney

SP: Jack Chesbro
SP: Russ Ortiz
SP: Al Javery
SP: Lou Brissie
SP/Manager: Fred Mitchell
RP: Bill Bray

R.I.P.: Mike Coolbaugh
   2. Eric J can SABER all he wants to Posted: June 05, 2014 at 07:32 AM (#4719460)
Whoa, early Dugout today!

The Game of 6/4/84 featured the best team in the league, which had been slumping a bit after a historic start, and was facing both the team closest to it in the division (and in all of baseball, for that matter) and a highly uneven pitching matchup. During the game, they also got no RBIs from the first seven spots in their lineup.

None of that really seemed to bother them.
   3. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: June 05, 2014 at 08:32 AM (#4719467)
curious brewer things

jonathan lucroy continues to hit. .324/.394/.478 toss in good defense and that is one heckuva player so far in 2014

mark reynolds has 13 homers and 4 doubles. such splits have been discussed on bbtf previously with guys like mark mcgwire. still always striking to the reader when one comes across that in the stat line.

marco estrada's fip is 5.49. taht is.............concerning
   4. bobm Posted: June 05, 2014 at 09:28 AM (#4719502)
From 1914 to 2014, Only 9-inning games, Team Won, sorted by smallest H

                                                                    
Rk            Date  Tm Opp   Rslt PA AB H 2B 3B HR BB HBP SH ROE LOB
1       2008-06-28 LAD LAA W  1-0 29 24 0  0  0  0  3   1  0   1   4
2    1992-04-12(1) CLE BOS W  2-1 32 25 0  0  0  0  7   0  0   1   6
3       1990-07-01 CHW NYY W  4-0 31 26 0  0  0  0  5   0  0   3   3
4    1967-04-30(1) DET BAL W  2-1 40 24 0  0  0  0 10   2  4   1  11
5       1964-04-23 CIN HOU W  1-0 31 29 0  0  0  0  2   0  0   2   3
                                                                    
6       2014-06-04 SDP PIT W  3-2 34 22 1  0  0  0  9   1  1   0   7
7       2014-05-21 OAK TBR W  3-2 36 29 1  0  0  1  7   0  0   2   6
8       2013-07-20 SEA HOU W  4-2 34 27 1  1  0  0  6   0  0   0   3
9       2011-05-14 ARI LAD W  1-0 30 27 1  1  0  0  2   0  0   0   2
10      2010-09-14 LAD SFG W  1-0 31 26 1  0  0  0  3   1  1   1   3
11      2010-04-20 SDP SFG W  1-0 28 24 1  0  0  0  3   0  0   0   3
12      2007-04-15 CLE CHW W  2-1 34 28 1  1  0  0  6   0  0   3   8
13      2006-09-03 HOU NYM W  2-1 35 22 1  0  0  0  9   1  2   0   9
14      2006-06-22 CHW STL W  1-0 26 26 1  0  0  1  0   0  0   1   1
15      2005-08-23 MIN CHW W  1-0 27 25 1  0  0  1  2   0  0   1   2
16      2002-04-27 SEA NYY W  1-0 27 24 1  0  0  0  1   2  0   0   2
17      2000-05-21 CHW TOR W  2-1 32 28 1  0  0  0  2   0  1   3   3
18      1997-09-03 MON BOS W  1-0 28 23 1  0  0  1  4   1  0   0   3
19      1996-04-13 KCR MIL W  3-2 32 27 1  0  0  1  4   1  0   0   2
20      1995-08-02 BAL TOR W  1-0 28 24 1  0  0  1  4   0  0   0   3
21      1993-07-27 TEX KCR W  1-0 28 27 1  0  0  1  1   0  0   0   0
22      1992-07-25 ATL PIT W  1-0 25 24 1  0  0  1  1   0  0   0   0
23      1992-04-14 KCR OAK W  3-1 30 24 1  0  0  0  3   0  2   1   3
24      1991-09-14 STL NYM W  2-1 29 25 1  0  0  0  4   0  0   0   3
25      1989-08-15 SEA TEX W  2-0 31 25 1  0  0  0  5   0  0   1   5
Rk            Date  Tm Opp   Rslt PA AB H 2B 3B HR BB HBP SH ROE LOB
26      1987-09-02 DET CLE W  2-1 33 25 1  0  0  0  7   0  1   1   7
27      1986-09-07 SFG MON W  1-0 34 27 1  1  0  0  5   1  0   0   6
28      1986-06-16 CAL TEX W  2-1 32 28 1  0  0  0  4   0  0   1   4
29      1984-08-24 CIN PIT W  2-0 31 27 1  0  0  0  3   0  1   1   2
30      1983-05-18 BAL CHW W  1-0 31 24 1  0  0  1  7   0  0   0   6
31      1982-09-05 MON ATL W  2-1 32 27 1  0  0  1  4   1  0   2   4
32      1975-07-19 SDP CHC W  2-1 34 23 1  0  0  0  9   1  1   0   8
33      1974-09-08 CHW CAL W  1-0 35 30 1  1  0  0  3   2  0   3   7
34      1974-09-04 CIN HOU W  2-1 34 25 1  0  0  0  6   1  2   1   5
35      1971-09-02 MIL KCR W  1-0 28 24 1  0  0  0  3   1  0   0   3
36   1969-06-08(2) CAL CLE W  3-2 36 25 1  1  0  0 10   0  0   0   6
37      1965-09-09 LAD CHC W  1-0 26 24 1  1  0  0  1   0  1   0   1
38      1965-05-15 LAD CHC W  3-1 29 23 1  0  0  1  4   0  2   1   2
39      1964-09-12 BAL KCA W  1-0 29 19 1  1  0  0  6   0  3   0   4
40      1964-09-06 MIN BOS W  2-1 27 26 1  0  0  1  1   0  0   1   1
41   1957-06-16(2) PHI MLN W  1-0 27 22 1  1  0  0  4   0  0   0   2
42      1956-06-21 CHW BAL W  1-0 30 26 1  1  0  0  3   1  0   1   5
43      1952-04-23 SLB CLE W  1-0 28 26 1  0  1  0  2   0  0   1   3
44      1951-07-01 BRO PHI W  2-0 27 23 1  0  1  0  3   0  1   0   1
45      1950-09-12 BRO CIN W  3-1 30 24 1  0  0  0  4   1  1   1   3
46   1943-05-02(2) PIT CHC W  1-0 31 25 1  1  0  0  6   0  0   1   6
47      1938-05-17 BSN PIT W  1-0 27 24 1  0  0  0  3   0  0   0   2
48   1937-09-06(2) CHC CIN W  2-1 31 26 1  1  0  0  3   1  1   0   5
49      1934-06-06 DET CLE W  2-1 30 25 1  0  0  0  5   0  0   0   4
50   1918-06-30(1) STL PIT W  2-1 31 22 1  1  0  0  7   0      2   5
Rk            Date  Tm Opp   Rslt PA AB H 2B 3B HR BB HBP SH ROE LOB
51      1918-06-18 PHI PIT W  1-0 26 25 1  1  0  0  1   0      0   1
52   1917-09-22(2) PIT NYG W  1-0 31 25 1  0  0  0  5   0      1   6
53      1917-08-06 CLE BOS W  2-0 32 29 1  1  0  0  2   1  0   0   3
54   1916-08-01(2) PHI CHC W  3-2 31 26 1  0  0  0  4   0      1   4
55      1915-09-09 BRO BSN W  1-0 27 25 1  0  0  0  2   0      0   2
56      1915-08-05 SLM BAL W  1-0 30 25 1  0  0  0  4   0      1   2
57   1915-07-31(2) BUF SLM W  1-0 29 26 1  1  0  0  2   0      1   1
58      1915-07-27 WSH CLE W  1-0 29 26 1  0  0  0  3   0      0   4
59   1914-10-03(2) NYG BSN W  1-0 32 24 1  0  0  0  8   0      0   7
60      1914-10-02 PIT CIN W  2-1 32 28 1  0  0  0  3   0  1   0   4
61      1914-09-10 STL CIN W  3-2 33 22 1  0  0  0  6   3      2   3
62      1914-07-30 BSN STL W  2-1 31 27 1  0  0  0  2   0      2   3
63      1914-07-17 CHC BRO W  3-2 31 26 1  1  0  0  4   0      1   4


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Generated 6/5/2014.
   5. kthejoker Posted: June 05, 2014 at 11:24 AM (#4719619)
Truck, Duke, Jack, Ray, Frank, Russ, Eddie, Billy, Billy, Billy, the other Billy..

That is one trailer park tailgate party of a Birthday Team there.

   6. Mike Webber Posted: June 05, 2014 at 11:59 AM (#4719648)
Harv, I don't know if you will get back to the Zimmer thread,
The Article you probably read in the Milwaukee paper
   7. dr. scott Posted: June 05, 2014 at 04:28 PM (#4719893)
bobm, I love number 4.
PA - 40. AB- 24.

10 walks, 2 SH, 4 HBP and 1 ROE... scores 2 runs without a hit.
   8. RMc is organizationalwide! Posted: June 05, 2014 at 05:08 PM (#4719925)
Attention, Tigers fans: 13 losses in 17 games is not a slump, it is a free-fall.

That is all.
   9. Eric J can SABER all he wants to Posted: June 05, 2014 at 07:07 PM (#4720027)
The Game of 6/4/14 featured quite a bit of good bullpen work from both teams. The team that ended up on top was the one that had its starter last an inning longer, thereby allowing them to stave off the appearance of their crappy reliever long enough to get to face their opponents' worst guy first.

Also, one of the two teams in this game is going to be the visiting side in the game I'll be attending in person this Saturday, so this was a nice chance to re-familiarize myself with the cast of characters.

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