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Ed Doheny from the Chronology
Sep 2, 1912 - At Boston Mathewson wins both games for the Giants in a 5-2 6-1 sweep of the Braves. In the opener Matty relieves Marquard in the 9th with score 2-2 and tosses 3 shutout innings. Larry Doyle ends it with a 3-run homer in the 12th. Matty coasts to his 19th win in the nitecap after the Giants chase Ed Doheny with 5 runs in the 3rd.
Oct 14, 1903 - Pittsburgh P Ed Doheny is committed to an insane asylum in Massachusetts after assaulting his nurse with a poker. Doheny had compiled a 16-8 mark.
Sep 22, 1903 - Pittsburgh's 16-game winner Ed Doheny still suffering from bouts of paranoia leaves the team and is escorted home to Massachusetts by his brother. During the World Series Doheny will be committed to the Danvers Insane Asylum after knocking his male nurse unconscious. At the age of 26 his major league career is over.
Jul 29, 1903 - Pittsburgh's Ed Doheny (12-6) jumps the team to return home because he is convinced he is being followed by detectives. The Pittsburg Post headlines Doheny going AWOL with a headline: 'His Mind is Thought To Be Deranged.' He will return on the 15th of August.
Jul 15, 1903 - In a showdown game at Pittsburgh the Giants score 3 runs in the top of the 9th to take a 3-2 lead but the Bucs tie it up against Mathewson. No runs are scored again till the 14th when New York scores 3 off Ed Doheny to give Matty his 6th win of the year over Pittsburgh. Matty strikes out 11 and scatters 10 hits.
Jun 11, 1903 - Following a win by Ed Doheny Pittsburgh gets back on the shut out track when Deacon Phillippe throws his 3rd straight whitewash defeating Brooklyn 9-0. His batterymate Ed Phelps is 3-for-3 with a stolen base: as noted by Joe Elinich Phils' manager Chief Zimmer calls Phelps "the best catcher in the game" and "a coming star."
Jun 5, 1903 - The Pirates rack up 17 hits against Boston's Togie Pittinger and pitcher Ed Doheny coasts to a 9-0 victory Pittsburgh's 4th shutout in a row setting a new major-league record. Clarke is 5-for-5 and Ginger Beaumont goes 4-for-5 connecting for his 2nd homer in a week. It is an off day for Claude Richey who strikes out 3 times makes two errors and is picked off base. For Pittinger the 17 hits will help him set a NL record for hits allowed in a season (396). Togie will also lead in losses (22) runs allowed (196) earned runs allowed (136) home runs allowed (12) and walks (143). No pitcher this century will lead in as many negative categories.
May 17, 1903 - Ed Doheny outpitches Joe McGinnity allowing just 6 Giants hits to give the Pirates a 3-2 win. Doheny also earns a 3-day suspension when after hitting a popup in front of the plate tosses his bat at Frank Bowerman while the big catcher is attempting to catch the fly.
Sep 6, 1900 - At the Polo Grounds the Cardinals jump on Giants starter Ed Doheny scoring 8 runs in the first 3 innings. Christy Mathewson makes his first appearance in a month giving up 3 runs on 7 hits in 5 innings of relief. St. Louis wins 11-4.
Jul 17, 1900 - At Brooklyn's Washington Park the Superbas tie the score against the Giants in the 5th. With 2 men on base and the score tied New York captain George Davis takes out pitcher Ed Doheny and brings in rookie Christy Mathewson just brought up from Norfolk where he was 20-2. He hits 3 batters walks 2 and gives up 6 runs in a 13-7 loss charged to Doheny. The New York Times says "Matty has lots of speed and gives promise of making his way." Doheny also plunked a batter while Brooklyn's Joe McGinnity hit 2 for a combined 6 in the game a record since tied. McGinnity will hit 40 batters this year.
Aug 15, 1899 - Lousville beats New York and Ed Doheny 9-5. Doheny is wild walking 7 and hitting one but he strikes out 8 including Louisville pitcher Dowling who strikes out a ML record 5 times. Doheny also puts his name in the record books by making 5 errors all on throws to 1B on bunts.
May 25, 1899 - In just his 7th big league game Deacon Phillippe of Louisville tosses a 7-0 no-hitter against the Giants. He walks 3 batters but will become baseball's best control pitcher with a career average of 1.25 bases on balls per game. The Colonels collect just 4 hits off Ed Doheny in scoring their 7 runs.
Jun 9, 1898 - Ed Doheny of the Giants fans 12 but 7 walks 5 wild pitches and 6 New York errors give Chicago a 10-8 victory.
Mar 27, 1898 - Scrappy Joyce new manager of the NY Giants says facetiously that if the U.S. Army runs out of cannons in the conflict with Spain he will loan his hard throwing pitching staff of Amos Rusie Cy Seymour Jouett Meekin and Ed Doheny.