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Art Houtteman from the Chronology
Jun 15, 1953 - The Tigers trade pitchers Art Houtteman and Bill Wight C Joe Ginsberg and infielder Owen Friend to Cleveland for 3B Ray Boone and pitchers Steve Gromek Al Aber and Dick Weik. Weik developed a sore arm in spring training and has not yet made an appearance.
Jun 11, 1953 - Behind the pitching of Jim McDonald and Allie Reynolds first-place New York beats Detroit 6-3 to run their win streak to 14 games. New York gets a game winner from Mantle off Art Houtteman that crowns the roof in right center at Detroit. Mantle has now hit in 16 straight games but will go hitless tomorrow when he pulls a thigh muscle. Hitting .353 at the end of today Mantle will hit just .255 the rest of the year. The Yankees get another tape-measure blast when Joe Collins hits a 2-out 7th inning homer that lands on the 98-foot high press box over the 370-foot sign.
Sep 28, 1950 - The Tigers 3 out of 4 game in their series with the Browns but only have one winning pitcher-Hal White. He relieves in all 4 games winning three straight. The Tigers lose game 1 on the 26th 4-1 with the defeat going to Newhouser. White relieves Trout in the nitecap and wins 5-3 after hurtling one inning. He replaced Art Houtteman yesterday in the 9th and threw one pitch and won 5-4. Today he relieves in the 10th and the Tigers score in the 12th to win 4-3.
Sep 9, 1950 - The Tigers and White Sox finally finish a game that started in April. The game was originally scheduled as the nitecap of a Doubleheader April 30 but was halted by darkness after 9 innings deadlocked at 77. Rescheduled for August 10 the contest was halted in the 7th with the score 1-1. Art Houtteman finally ends it with a 1-0 12 inning win. Hoot Evers triples and scores on a single by Johnny Groth. The league leaders fail to cash in by losing the nitecap 5-4 cutting their lead to a half game over New York and a game ahead of Boston.
Jun 24, 1950 - Art Houtteman pitches Detroit to a 4-1 win over the Yankees. Yogi Berra's homer is the only Yankee score as New York loses their 4th straight and 8th in 12 games. Detroit now leads the AL by 3 games.