A spitball master, Berger made the majors after two 20-win seasons in the American
Association. He twice won 13 for Cleveland, and established the club record for righthanders
with 162 strikeouts in 1909.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»September 26, 1907: After Cleveland's Addie Joss fired a one-hitter against the Highlanders yesterday, teammate Heinie Berger matches him today, also against hapless New York. Thsi is the 2nd time this century that teammates have thrown back-to-back one-hitters (as noted by Steve Boren).