Hoyt Wilhelm Pitches his 1000th Game

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Date of Event: May 10, 1970

On May 10, 1970, Hoyt Wilhelm accomplished something no one had ever done before—he pitched his 1000th major league game. Wilhelm finished his career having pitched 1070 games just two months shy of his 50th birthday. He was first relief pitcher ever to be elected to the hall of fame.