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On September 14 at Tiger Stadium, McLain pitched the Tigers to a 5-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics in front of a nationally televised audience to become Major League Baseball's first 30-game winner since 1934. Dizzy Dean, the previous 30-game winner, was on hand to congratulate him.


Ninety Major League Baseball All-Star Games have been played since the inaugural one in 1933.The American League (AL) leads the series with 45 victories, and a 373–370 run advantage; two games ended in ties. The National League (NL) has the longest winning streak of 11 games from 1972–1982; the AL held a 13-game unbeaten streak from 1997–2009 (including a tie in 2002).

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List of thirty game winners in baseball for Major and Minor Leagues, and independent leagues Complete list of all single-season 30 game winners in organized baseball history. Year


Wednesday, November 19, 2003 Denny McLain is MLB's last 30-game winner By Larry Schwartz Special to ESPN.com. Sept. 14, 1968. Denny McLain is the first pitcher to reach the magic number of 30 wins ...


Many believe that Major League Baseball may never see another 30-game winner again. One of the reasons is that pitchers are now so highly paid that teams are less willing to send a pitcher out often enough to be able to have a realistic chance to win 30 games in a season. Teams want to protect their multimillion dollar investments.


Denny McLain won 31 games for the Detroit Tigers in 1968, the last Major League 30 game winner. ... On September 30, 1956, the day of his last game as a Major League Baseball player, Jackie ...


Baseball Cards of 30-Game Winners Since 1917. September 19, 2017 By Chris Levy. In the 19th century pitchers posting a 30-win season was commonplace, with many winning 40, and a select few even won 50 games in a season. In the Deadball Era the game changed and fewer pitchers reached 30 wins, but it still happened. Since 1917 only five pitchers ...


Bob Welch, who was found dead Tuesday, June 10, 2014, in his California home, was the last major leaguer to win at least 25 games in a season.


There was no winner of the 2002 baseball All Star game. The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, known as the "Midsummer Classic" started in 1933 when Arch Ward, the sports editor of the Chicago ...


Major League Baseball's last 30-game winner is coming to Fort Branch. Denny McLain, the 1968 American League MVP and two-time Cy Young Award winner with the Detroit Tigers, will be at the Fort ...