In 1973, the White Sox had two pitchers with 20 losses. Wilbur Wood and Stan Bahnsen.
Wilbur wood both won and lost 20 games in 1973 (24-20)
Eight strikes and lock-outs occurred 1972 – 1995, ending with the 232-day strike that impacted the 1994 and 1995 seasons.
Bobo Newsom posted three 20-loss seasons in his career as well as three 20-win seasons.
Jimmie Foxx was known as Double X.
Burt Shotton led the Dodgers to the 1947 pennant.
Christy Mathewson’s 373rd win went uncounted until 1946.
On September 19, 1914, Jim Bluejacket of the Brookfeds got the major league’s first no-pitch win.
Boggs pitched a scoreless 8th inning with the Yankees trailing 4-12 on August 18,1997.
May 29, 1993. With the Rangers losing 12-1 to the Red Sox, Jose Canseco asked his manager if he could pitch the eight inning. Canseco gave up 2 runs and had to have season ending Tommy John surgery.
January 12, 1921. Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis was elected the first Commissioner of baseball.
October 18, 1977. Reggie Jackson hits three home runs in game 6 of the 1977 World Series.
The first World Series was played between Pittsburgh and Boston in 1903 and was a nine-game series. Boston won the series 5-3.