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Sam Agnew from the Chronology
May 24, 1924 - At Salt Lake City, San Francisco (Pacific Coast League) outslugs the Bees. 30–14. The Seals outhit the Bees 37-17 with .Paul Waner‚ Bert Ellison and Joe Kelly recording 6 hits apiece. Three of Ellison’s hits are homers and he will have two more tomorrow. He will set PCL marks for homers in two games (5), homers in three games (8), homers in a seven-game series (10) and most hits in a seven-game series (25) going 25-for-37. Pete Kilduff and Sam Agnew‚ with three doubles and two triples, each have 5 hits.
Jun 23, 1917 - In the memorable first of two games at Boston Babe Ruth starts for the Red Sox and walks the leadoff man griping to plate umpire Brick Owens after each pitch. On ball 4 Ruth plants a right to the umpire's jaw and is ejected. Ernie Shore hastily relieves and Sam Agnew takes over behind the plate for Pinch Thomas. The runner Ray Morgan is then caught stealing by Agnew and Shore retires all 26 men he faces in a 4-0 win getting credit in the books for a perfect game. Ruth is fined $100 and draws a 10-day suspension. Agnew is 3-for-3 at the plate. In the nitecap Boston's Dutch Leonard then beats Walter Johnson 5-0.
May 20, 1916 - At Fenway starter Babe Ruth walks the first two Browns hitters. With the 2nd walk Ruth's batterymate Chet "Pinch" Thomas complains so much about the call that he is tossed and Sam Agnew takes his place behind the plate. After two outs and runners at 1B and 3B the Browns pull a double steal to score. The Sox take a 2-1 lead after 4 and when Ruth walks the bases loaded in the 6th Carl Mays relieves. Mays allows 2 hits in 3 1/3 innings to preserve the 3-1 win. Ruth allows no hits in his 5 2/3 innings.
Jul 25, 1913 - A 15-inning 8-8 tie game between St. Louis and the Nationals is called for darkness. Reliever Walter Johnson fans a ML record 15 in the last 11 innings but he hits rookie catcher Sam Agnew with a pitch breaking his jaw. Browns P Carl Weilman sets a ML record by striking out 6 times. He becomes the first player-but not the last-in history to strike out 6 consecutive times in a game as Johnson gets him 4 times and Joe Engel and Long Tom Hughes once each. Johnson's strikeout mark for relievers will last this century before another Johnson breaks it in 2001.