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Howie Camnitz from the Chronology
Aug 20, 1913 - The Phillies trade Cozy Dolan and cash to the Pirates for P Howie Camnitz (6-17) and 3B Bobby Byrne. Camnitz a 20-game winner the past two seasons will reach 20 losses this year and then jump to the PittFeds for the 1914 season.
Aug 22, 1912 - Before a sellout crowd of 27000 at Forbes Field the Pirates sweep two from the Giants winning 3-2 and 8-6. Howie Camnitz outpitches Mathewson in the opener and Rube Marquard taking the loss in the nitecap. The Bucs are led by Honus Wagner who goes 3-for-4 in the first game and hits for the cycle in the nitecap. Honus' 7 hits total 14 bases he scores 5 runs drives in 4 and swipes 2 bases. Wagner will hit 7 homers this season with 3 coming off Rube.
Jul 17, 1912 - In Pittsburgh the Giants beat the Pirates' Howie Camnitz 10-2. Mathewson allows 7 hits in the win.
Jul 8, 1912 - In Pittsburgh the Phillies top the Pirates 5-1 ending Howie Camnitz's win streak of 7. Alexander is the victor.
Sep 18, 1911 - The Giants beat Pittsburgh 7-2 as the Giants steal 8 bases with Larry Doyle swiping home twice matching the ML mark tied Joe Tinker's last year. New York ties a ML mark with the 3 steals. Mathewson is the winner on a 4-hitter over Howie Camnitz increasing the Giants lead to 5 games.
Aug 26, 1911 - Pittsburgh playing without Wagner is no match for Christy Mathewson as the Giants win 6-2. Tommy Leach filling in for Wagner at SS makes three errors behind Howie Camnitz. The Giants announce that for the first 11 playing days at the new Polo Grounds the average attendance was 23864.
May 30, 1911 - After one day at the top the Cubs drop to 3rd as the Pirates sweep a pair from Chicago winning 1-0 and 4-1. But the first game is protested by Chicago presumably for batting out of order and the protest will later be upheld. All the records including Babe Adams 4-hit shutout (he'll still lead the NL with 7) and Honus Wagner's hitless game are tossed. Thanks to the successful protest Wagner will end the season at a league-leading .334 one point ahead of Dots Miller. In the afternoon contest Howie Camnitz tops Ed Reulbach who is drilled for 6 hits and all 4 runs in two innings. Wagner has a pair of hits in the nitecap.
Aug 22, 1910 - At Forbes Field the Pirates beat up on the new cork-center ball. Three HRs are hit by pitcher Howie Camnitz Vin Campbell and Honus Wagner against the Phillies in the fourth inning of game two. Camnitz's pop is the only one of his career. Old pro Wagner is 7-for-7 with 2 homers during the doubleheader sweep including 3 doubles to go with his homer in the nitecap. The Bucs win 6-5 and 8-4.
Oct 2, 1908 - The Pirates take over first by a half game by sweeping the Cardinals in St; Louis. Lefty Leifield wins the opener 7-4 and Howie Camnitz wins the nitecap 2-1 on homers by Honus Wagner and George Gibson. Only 2 points separate New York Chicago and Pittsburgh as each team takes a turn on top during the final week.
Sep 29, 1908 - The Pirates sweep a doubleheader against the Cardinals at Exhibition Park 7-0 and 6-5. In the opener Howie Camnitz loses a no hitter in the 9th inning on a single by Champ Osteen. The Bucs win game 2 leaving them a half-game in back of New York tied for 2nd with the Cubs.
Aug 23, 1907 - The Pirates top the Giants 4-2 in 10 innings then win the 2nd game 1-0 when Howie Camnitz spins a 5-inning no-hitter. The Bucs score when Ed Abbaticchio singles home Honus Wagner who had singled and stolen 2B. The Giants also lose Frank Bowerman hit on the head by Jack Camnitz pitch. The doctors predict that the burly catcher will miss the season but he is back in action in 3 days.