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Baseball today

...Chicago White Sox threw his second career no-hitter for a 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Athletics. 1924 - Grover Cleveland Alexander won his 300th game as the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Giants 7-3 in 12 innings. 1958 - Hoyt Wilhelm of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/20/bas_97407.shtml
Baseball
Marlins tie series

...Series. The 41-year-old ace was trying to become the first 300-game winner to win in the Series since Grover Cleveland Alexander in 1926. Instead, he was outpitched by a guy who grew up idolizing him in Connecticut and later as a prospect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/23/bas_398092.shtml
Baseball
Road woes continue as Cubs shut out Braves

...had won one of five career decisions against the Braves with a 6.05 ERA, looked like the reincarnation of Grover Cleveland Alexander. The right-hander did everything except lead the crowd in the seventh-inning rendition of Take Me Out To...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/15/bas_261415.shtml
Baseball
Baseball today

...1915 - The Philadelphia Phillies clinched their first NL pennant, beating the Boston Braves, 5-0, behind Grover Cleveland Alexander's one-hitter. 1954 - Willie Mays made his famous over-the-shoulder catch of Vic Wertz's long drive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/29/bas_98575.shtml
Baseball
Baseball today

...Chicago Cubs in the second inning for No. 228 to set a National League record for a rookie. Gooden passed Grover Cleveland Alexander, who set the mark with 227 in 1911. New York coasted to a 10-0 victory behind Gooden's one-hitter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/07/bas_95700.shtml
Baseball
Stubbly Rocket to face bubbly White Sox

...Warren Spahn in 1947 and 1953. He could become the first 300-game winner to get a World Series victory since Grover Cleveland Alexander in 1926 and the oldest pitcher to win a World Series game, 15 days more senior than Dolf Luque, who got the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/22/bas_14370.shtml
Baseball
Red Sox Nation now a bookstore sensation

...their count, 1,734 offbeat baseball facts, including that the common ground between Hall of Fame pitcher Grover Cleveland Alexander and Vincent van Gogh is that each was missing an ear. And in "Last Time Out" (Taylor, $24.95), John...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/03/art_449172.shtml
Arts
Phillies shell Ortiz, Braves

...Phillies pitcher in 12 years to accomplish the feat. Any hopes he held of joining Hall of Famers Robin Roberts and Grover Cleveland Alexander as the only pitchers in Phillies history to fire three shutouts in a row vanished in the third, when Chipper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/10/bra_428081.shtml
Braves
Could Maddux be one of the last 300-game winners?

...debut against the four-time Cy Young award winner. Maddux is the second Cubs pitcher to reach 300 wins after Grover Cleveland Alexander did it in 1924, also against the Giants. "The way he goes about his business is an inspiration for everybody...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/09/bas_424717.shtml
Baseball
Cubs blank Braves

...had won one of five career decisions against the Braves with a 6.05 ERA, looked like the reincarnation of Grover Cleveland Alexander. The right-hander did everything except lead the crowd in the seventh-inning rendition of "Take Me Out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/15/bas_261412.shtml
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