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  1. Red Sox, Senators have an Army of fun

    Larry Schwartz

    On the season's last day, Washington's 10-9 win over Boston is more farce than baseball. Walter Johnson, pitching the ninth, gives up two runs to boost his ERA from 1.09 to 1.14, costing him the modern ML record for lowest ERA for pitchers of 300 innings.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 02, 2001
  2. Walter Johnson first to strike out 3,000

    Larry Schwartz

    Walter Johnson becomes the first pitcher to strike out 3,000 batters when he fans five Indians in a 3-1 Washington victory.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 20, 2001
  3. Drysdale sets consecutive scoreless inning mark

    Larry Schwartz

    Don Drysdale extends his scoreless streak to a record 58 2/3 innings before he allows a run in the Dodgers' 5-3 win over the Phillies in Los Angeles.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 06, 2001
  4. Johnson's gem mistakenly cut short by umpire

    Larry Schwartz

    Walter Johnson pitches 12 scoreless innings against the Yankees and comes away with only a 0-0 tie in New York's first Sunday home game. At one point, the Washington righthander retires 28 straight. The game is mistakenly stopped before 6 p.m.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 09, 2001
  5. Rocket first to strike out 20 in nine-inning game

    Larry Schwartz

    Boston's Roger Clemens becomes the first to strike out 20 in a nine-inning game. The Rocket also ties the American League record of fanning eight straight in the 3-1 victory over Seattle in which he does not issue a walk.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 26, 2001
  6. Ryan Express derails strikeout record

    Larry Schwartz

    The Ryan Express passes the Big Train to become the King of the K. Houston's Nolan Ryan breaks Walter Johnson's career strikeout record with No. 3,509, the Expos' Brad Mills being the victim in the Astros' 4-2 win in Montreal.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 24, 2001
  7. Cobb tops first MLB Hall of Fame vote

    Larry Schwartz

    In the first election of the Baseball Hall of Fame, the five charter members voted in are Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson and Walter Johnson. Cobb receives the most votes, 222 of 226.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 30, 2001
  8. Oct. 10, 1924: Sens get some help for first Series win

    Larry Schwartz

    The Senators win their only World Series, defeating the Giants, 4-3, in 12 innings in Game 7 in Washington thanks to Walter Johnson's relief pitching and some good bounces.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 07, 2000
  9. The Big Train kept on chuggin'

    Larry Schwartz

    ESPN Classic's SportsCentury series will profile Walter Johnson

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 30, 2000