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WILLIE KEELER

Players can’t “hit ’em where they ain’t,” so baseball changes rules | Jeff Schudel

“Hit ‘em where they ain’t.” Willie Keeler, Hall of Fame baseball player Wee Willie Keeler, 5-foot-4 and 140 pounds, played Major League baseball from 1892-1910, playing for the New York Giants, Baltimore Orioles, Brooklyn Superbas and New York Highlanders.

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Players can’t “hit ’em where they ain’t,” so baseball changes rules | Jeff Schudel

This Date in Baseball

1910 — Comiskey Park — then known as White Sox Park — held its first major league game, with the St. Louis Browns beating Chicago 2-0. 1917 — Fred Toney of the Cincinnati Reds pitched complete-game victories in a doubleheader against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Toney threw a three-hitter in each game for 4-1 and 5-1 wins, setting a record for the fewest hits allowed in a doubleheader by a pitcher.

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This Date in Baseball

This Date in Baseball

1910 — Comiskey Park — then known as White Sox Park — held its first major league game, with the St. Louis Browns beating Chicago 2-0. 1917 — Fred Toney of the Cincinnati Reds pitched complete-game victories in a doubleheader against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Toney threw a three-hitter in each game for 4-1 and 5-1 wins, setting a record for the fewest hits allowed in a doubleheader by a pitcher.

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This Date in Baseball