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Tommy Thevenow from the Chronology
Sep 7, 1931 - The Pirates sweep a holiday pair from the Reds 6-1 and 4-3 scoring 3 in the 8th of the p.m. game. The Bucs lose SS Tommy Thevenow when he fractures his ankle in 2 places sliding in the 6th inning of the opener.
Nov 6, 1930 - The Pirates trade SS Dick Bartell a .320 hitter to the Phillies for defensive star SS Tommy Thevenow and P Claude Willoughby. The Phils get the better of the shortstop swap while Willoughby lives up to his nickname "Flunky."
Jun 21, 1927 - The Cardinals sweep two games from the Cubs but lose SS Tommy Thevenow when he breaks his leg in the 4th inning of the 2nd game. It will be Rabbit redux as Maranville will be signed to take the shortstop spot. Jess Haines wins the opener 6-5 in 13 innings over Charlie Root who twice is given extra inning leads; Flint Rhem coasts to a 12-3 win in the nitecap as the Cards slam Buck Brillheart. Jim Bottomley chips in with a ML record-tying three triples.
Oct 3, 1926 - Grover Alexander (9-7) faces Urban Shocker (19-11) as a record 63600 look on. The Yankees score twice in the 2nd but Old Pete sets down the last 21 batters striking out 10. Billy Southworth and SS Tommy Thevenow collect 3 hits each including a home run apiece for a 6-2 St. Louis win. Thevenow's is a line drive that skips by Ruth for an inside-the-park homer: Thevenow will hit 2 regular season HRs in his career-both inside the park.
Sep 22, 1926 - The Cardinals led by Les Bell's ML record-tying 3 triples and a double roll by the Dodgers 15-7 to increase their 1st place lead of Cincy to 2 1/2 games. Rookie Tommy Thevenow and Jim Bottomley chip in with home runs. For Thevenow it is his 2nd homer in 6 days again an inside-the-park drive. He'll play another 12 years-3351 at bats-and never hit another homer.
Sep 17, 1926 - The Cardinals regain the NL lead in a 10-1 win over the Phils. Light-hitting Tommy Thevenow bangs his first ML homer an inside the park liner off Jack Knight. The Reds continue to nose-dive dropping a 5-4 decision to the Giants on Frankie Frisch's 10th inning HR. The Reds will lose 7 of the final 9.
Aug 2, 1926 - In the Giants 4-2 win over the Cards at the Polo Grounds New York CF Ty Tyson seals the victory with an unassisted DP in the 8th inning with the bases loaded. Tyson was beaned in the 6th but stays in the game and snags a Specs Toporcer line drive and touches 2B before Tommy Thevenow can get back.