This day in baseball

Led by legendary pitcher Christy Mathewson, the Giants lost to the Cardinals on May 24, 1909.  It was the first time in five years that the New York team suffered a defeat at the hands of the Redbirds, having beat them 24 consecutive times prior to this game.

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Christy Mathewson (Baseball-Reference.com)

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One Comment on “This day in baseball”

  1. Steve Myers says:

    what an exceptionally handsome young man and a noted friend of the far more rugged and mean John McGraw.


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