The Palm Beach Post - - BASEBALL -

Sept. 16

1914: Roger Peck­in­paugh, at 23, was hired to fin­ish the season as man­ager of the New York Yan­kees.

1924: Jim Bot­tom­ley went 6-for-6 and bat­ted in a record 12 runs as the St. Louis Car­di­nals beat the Brook­lyn Dodgers 17-3. His hits in­cluded two home runs.

1926: The St. Louis Car­di­nals beat the Philadel­phia Phillies 23-3 at the Baker Bowl. The Car­di­nals scored 12 runs in the third in­ning to set a fran­chise record.

1931: The St. Louis Car­di­nals re­peated as Na­tional League cham­pi­ons, clinch­ing the pen­nant with a 6-3 win over the Philadel­phia Phillies and dou­ble­header loss by the New York Gi­ants.

1950: Cincin­nati’s Ted Tappe pinched hit in the eighth and home­red in his first ma­jor league at bat. The homer off Brook­lyn’s

1957: The Los Angeles City Coun­cil ap­proved a 300-acre site in Chavez Ravine for a ball­park for the Dodgers. The club’s obli­ga­tion was to fi­nance a pub­lic re­cre­ation area.

1960: War­ren Spahn, 39, pitched a no-hit­ter and set an all-time Braves record with 15 strike­outs. Mil­wau­kee beat the Philadel­phia Phillies 4-0.

1965: Dave More­head of the Bos­ton Red Sox pitched a 2-0 no-hit­ter against the Cleve­land In­di­ans at Fen­way Park. More­head walked one bat­ter and struck out.

1975: The Pitts­burgh Pi­rates routed the Chicago Cubs in Wrigley Field 22-0. It was the most one-sided shutout since

1900. Ren­nie Sten­nett had seven hits, in­clud­ing two two-hit in­nings. Pitts­burgh’s Ren­nie Sten­nett tied a ma­jor league mark es­tab­lished in

1892 go­ing 7-for-7 in a nine-in­ning game. The Pi­rates’ sec­ond base­man got two hits in one in­ning twice (in the first and fifth in­nings.

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