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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

This Day in Red Sox History

September 18 1996: Roger Clemens ties his own record, striking out 20 Detroit Tigers in a 4-0 win.

September 17 1937: Orlando Cepeda is born in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

September 16 1965: Dave Morehead pitches a no-hitter at Fenway against the Indians. The Red Sox win 2-0, but do not throw another no-hitter for over 35 years.

September 15 1912: Smokey Joe Wood beats the Browns 2-1 to extend his winning streak to 16 games. It ties the consecutive wins record set by Walter Johnson earlier that year. It's Wood's 33rd victory of the year, and he scores the winning run on a wild pitch.

September 14 1901: Cy Young beats Washington to pick up his 30th win of the season against only 9 losses. The final score is 12-1.

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