» July 31, 1901: In Cincinnati, the Reds take 14 innings to subdue the Chicago Colts, 5-4. Reds pitcher Noodles Hahn strikes out 11 in the win, while Chicago pitcher Tom Hughes records 15 strikeouts.
» September 21, 1901: Tom Hughes of Chicago and Boston Beaneater Bill Dinneen pitch 16 scoreless innings before the Colts score in the 17th on an error, hit batter, force-out, and a single by Clarence Childs. Each pitcher gives up eight singles. This will stand as the longest shut out ever by a Cub pitcher. Hughes fans 13 in 17 frames. The 17 innings sets the major-league record for the longest game [at 60' 6"]. The record will be broken a number of times.
» June 8, 1902: At Dayton, Ohio, 4,900 fans turn out to watch Baltimore top Cleveland, 6-2. The winning battery is Tom Hughes and Wilbert Robinson.
» June 8, 1903: Boston beats visiting Detroit, 6-1, in a game called after five 1/2 innings. Detroit scores its only run when Long Tom Hughes issues four straight walks. The win is Boston's 11th in a row.
» June 28, 1903:
At St. Louis, Cy Young shuts out the Browns in the opener, 1-0, pinning a tough loss on Red Donahue. Pilgrim righty Long Tom Hughes follows with a 3-0 win over in the nitecap. Jack Powell takes the loss.
» August 11, 1903: A crowd of 10,600 cheer as the Pilgrims Tom Hughes defeats the A's ace Rube Waddell, 5-1.
» August 27, 1903: In Philadelphia, Boston pitcher Tom Hughes goes long over the LF fence to win his own game against the A's, 4-2.
» September 12, 1903:
Boston Tom Hughes defeats the Highlanders, 10-1, for his 20th win of the year.
» January 23, 1904: The Highlanders send pitchers Long Tom Hughes and Bill Wolfe to Washington for Al Orth (10-22). Hughes (20-7) came to New York in December swap with the Boston Pilgrims, who received Jesse Tannehill.
» June 27, 1904: Dougherty has another three hits as the Highlander beat their old teammate Jesse Tannehill and Boston, 8-4. Boston leads the AL by just a half game. Long Tom Hughes will win tomorrow to stretch the lead to one 1/2 games.
» July 13, 1904:
The Highlanders, looking for help acquire hurler Al "the Curveless Wonder" Orth from Washington. The 10-year veteran, (3-4) who was 10-21 last year, is swapped for pitchers Long Tom Hughes (7-11) and Bill Wolfe (0-3).
» July 20, 1904: The Yankees trade pitchers Long Tom Hughes (7-11) and Barney Wolfe (0-3) to the Senators for Al Orth (3-4). Orth will regain his form in New York, going 11-6 this year and will win 27 games in 1906.
» August 3, 1906: Tom Hughes of the Washington Nationals and Fred Glade of the St. Louis Browns enter the 10th inning with a scoreless tie. Hughes decides he will have to do it on his own and goes long for a 1-0 victory. He is the first pitcher to win a 1-0 extra-inning game with his own home run.
» October 6, 1906: Chick Stahl, Boston outfielder, closes out the season and his career last at-bat with an 8th-inning two-run homer off New York's Tom Hughes. But Long Tom emerges with a 5-4 win.
» April 11, 1907:
At Washington, a record crowd of 12,902 watch the Highlanders' Al Orth beat his old team, the Nationals, 3-2. Long Tom Hughes, one of the players New York traded for Orth, is the losing pitcher. Hal Chase skips the opener because of a salary disagreement, and George Moriarty plays 1B for New York.
» June 28, 1907: The last place Washington Nationals steal a record 13 bases off C Branch Rickey in a 16-5 win over New York. Rickey, acquired last February from the Browns, is pressed into service despite a bad shoulder because of the injury to starter Red Kleinow. Rickey's first throw to 2B ends up in right field and the subsequent tosses are not much better. He almost nips Jim Delahanty on a steal of 3B. In his eight innings, relief pitcher Lew Brockett helps Washington with a deliberate windup. Only pitcher Tom Hughes and 2B Nig Perrine are steal-less, while Hal Chase swipes one for New York.
» August 30, 1910: New York's Tom Hughes pitches a no-hitter for nine 1/3 innings before giving up a hit to Cleveland's Harry Niles. Hughes then collapses, allowing five runs in the 11th to lose 5–0.
» August 26, 1912: Walter Johnson's 16-game winning streak ends under AL rules of the time. In the 2nd game of a doubleheader against the Browns, he relieves Tom Hughes with one out and two on in the 7th inning of a 2–2 game. The two runners score on a Pete Compton single up the middle and the Nationals lose, 4–3. The two runs are charged to Johnson, not Hughes, giving him the defeat. Under the NL's rules, Johnson would not be charged with the loss. After the season, AL president Ban Johnson will change the rules to conform with the senior circuit, but he will deny he does it because of this game.
» July 25, 1913: A 15-inning 8–8 tie game between St. Louis and the Nationals is called for darkness. Reliever Walter Johnson fans a major-league 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 major-league record by striking out six times. He becomes the first player in history to strike out six consecutive times in a game, as Johnson gets him four 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.
» September 29, 1914: At Fenway Park, the Cubs drop a 3–2 decision to the Braves as Larry Cheney walks 11 Boston batters in the game. Tom Hughes, making his first start for Boston, is the winner on a 5-hitter.
» August 31, 1915: Art Nehf and Tom Hughes are both 2–0 winners as the Braves sweep two from the Reds.
» October 6, 1915: The Boston Braves end the season with by shutting out the Giants in a doubleheader in New York, winning the opener 1–0 behind Tom Hughes and taking the nitecap by the same score. Pat Ragan is the winner. The Giants finish in last place, but are just 21 games behind the league leader, the closest an 8th place team will finish in major league history.
» June 16, 1916: Long Tom Hughes of the Braves pitches a no-hitter over the Pirates, six years after pitching a 9-inning no-hitter for the Yanks, before losing 5–0 to Cleveland in 11. Today he wins 2–0 striking out Honus Wagner for the 2nd time to end the game.