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Aug 06

This Date in Washington Senators History – Rookie Sid Hudson records his second 1-hit shutout

August 6 1917 – Eddie Plank, in the last game of his career, squares off against Walter Johnson in a fabulous, 11 inning pitching duel, won by Johnson, 1-0. The 41 year old Plank, no doubt tired of pitching for the sad Browns, will announce his retirement in a week, despite a 1.79 ERA. 1922 …

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