» May 26, 1914: Red Sox righthander Rube Foster's string of 42 consecutive scoreless innings is stopped by Cleveland in the 5th inning. The Naps prevail to win, 3–2.
» July 5, 1915: The Senators are shut out twice today against the Red Sox. Rube Foster wins the opener, 5–0, then Babe Ruth follows with a 6–0 win. Ruth scores two runs and hits his first triple. The Sox will sweep two more doubleheaders in the next two days with the Nationals to edge ahead of the White Sox for 1st place.
» August 19, 1915: Red Faber pitches the White Sox to a 2–1 win over the Red Sox, beating Rube Foster. With the Tigers' win over the A's, Boston and Detroit are virtually tied for 1st.
» September 16, 1915: In the first of important four games series at Fenway Park, the Tigers (90–48) and Red Sox (90-44) square off. Detroit knocks out starter Rube Foster, then rookie reliever Carl Mays keeps throwing at Ty Cobb till he hits the Tiger star on the wrist. Cobb slings his bat at Mays in retaliation, and the crowd reacts by throwing bottles at Cobb. The next inning, Cobb catches a fly ball for the final out and then needs a police escort to leave the field. The Tigers win 6–1.
» September 20, 1915: In front of a full house at Fenway Park, including Vice-President Thomas Marshall, Babe Ruth gives Boston a 3–2 win over Detroit. Rube Foster relieves Babe with two outs in the 8th. Ruth is 1-for-3 at bat.
» October 9, 1915: Playing game two in tiny Baker Bowl in Philadelphia, Boston's 19-game winner Rube Foster allows the Phils three hits and drives in the winning run to break a 1–1 tie in the 9th against Erskine Mayer. The Sox win, 2–1. President Wilson and his fiancé watch the game, the first President to attend a World Series.
» October 13, 1915: Back home, the Phils get four runs early off Rube Foster. The Red Sox break a tie in the 9th for the 3rd time, as reliever Eppa Rixey gives up Harry Hooper's 2nd solo home run of the game, and Boston wins the Series 4–1. The Sox victory comes without using Babe Ruth or Carl Mays on the mound.
» April 12, 1916: On Opening Day the Red Sox scratch Ernie Shore as their starter and Babe Ruth goes eight innings for a 2–1 win over the Athletics at Boston. The A's score their only run following Babe's throwing error, and Rube Foster gets the last three outs. The Babe hands the loss to poor Jack Nabors. A poor throw by Charlie Pick, A's 3B, is the first of his 42 errors—worst for any 20th-century 3B. This contributes to his overall .899 fielding average, a mark that Butch Hobson would equal in 1978.
» June 4, 1916: Cleveland continues to beat up on Red Sox pitching, whipping Carl Mays and Rube Foster, to win, 9–3.
» June 21, 1916: Rube Foster of the Red Sox no-hits the Yankees 2–0, for the first no-hitter in Fenway Park, beating Bob Shawkey 2–0. Harry Hooper leads the offense with three hits. Red Sox president Lannin hands Rube a $100 bonus and each of his Sox teammates receive a gold handled pocket knife engraved with the date.
» June 22, 1916:
Babe Ruth almost duplicates teammate Rube Foster's no-hitter, allowing just three singles, two by Frank Gilhooley, in beating the Yankees, 1–0. The game takes one hour: 18 minutes.
» July 11, 1916: The Red Sox sweep the White Sox, winning 5–3 and 3–1. Babe Ruth starts both games, lasting a third of an inning in the opener, but pitching a 3–1 complete game win in the nitecap. Ruth started the opener to give Rube Foster more time to warm up, and left after retiring the first batter.
» July 20, 1916:
The Tigers beat the 2nd place Red Sox, 3–2, in 13 innings when Ty Cobb scores on a Ralph Young single. Cobb reached on an infield chop and a throwing error by Babe Ruth, who took over for Rube Foster in the 9th with the score, 2–2.
» July 25, 1916: Tris Speaker has three hits against lefty Babe Ruth to finally drive him from the mound in the 8th inning. Reliever Rube Foster wild pitches home a run and Braggo Roth's 2nd double gives Cleveland a 5–3 lead. The Tribe wins it 5–4, with Ruth the loser. Ruth is 2-for-4 with a two run single.
» August 6, 1916: Red Sox pitcher Rube Foster allows three hits in beating the Browns, 1–0. Most of the hitting in the game comes when Browns 3B Jimmy Austin and Boston C Chet Thomas mix it up. The Sox end the day .002 ahead of the White Sox, but will take three out of four in Chicago to open up some room.
» August 6, 1917:
Boston Red Sox hurler Rube Foster allows just one hit—a double by Harris—in losing to Cleveland, 2–0.
» September 27, 1917: The Red Sox play a benefit game against an AL all-star team and Babe Ruth and Rube Foster combine for a 2–0 shutout. The AL squad features Ty Cobb, Tris Speaker, and Joe Jackson in the outfield. More than $14,000 is raised for the family of sports writer Tim Murnane, who died February 13th. Murnane had played and managed in Boston in the 19th century. Actress Fanny Brice helps sell programs and former heavyweight champ John L. Sullivan coaches 3B for the Sox. Ruth wins the fungo hitting contest with a drive of 402 feet, while Joe Jackson has the longest throw at an impressive 396 feet.