Babe Ruth Beats Walter Johnson

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Date of Event: August 15, 1916

Most people think of Babe Ruth as a home run hitter with the Murderers’ Row Yankees, but he was more than that. He also hit for high average and was one of the best pitchers in the game in his early days with Boston. One of his 94 career wins includes a 13 inning one to nothing shut over Walter Johnson, and was described as the greatest game of the year.