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Sep 12

This Date in Washington Senators History – Porterfield becomes the AL’s first 20 game winner of the ’53 season

September 12 1908 – Walter Johnson starts for the 5th time in 9 days, replacing a sore armed Charley Smith. The Big Train wins for the 5th time in 9 days, defeating Eddie Plank and Philadelphia, 2-1. All of the 5 victories recorded by Johnson are complete game efforts. 1916 – Walter Johnson and Babe …

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