» May 10, 1913: The Yankees commit eight errors, but still end up beating the Tigers, 10–9, in 10 innings. Three of the miscues are by three by SS Claud Derrick, who will field just .872 for the year. Related? In 10 days, the Yanks deal for SS Roger Peckinpaugh.
» May 20, 1913: The Yankees snag 22-year-old SS Roger Peckinpaugh from Cleveland, sending in exchange Bill Stumpf and Jack Lelivelt. Peckinpaugh played in fewer than 100 games over three seasons, but will start in New York.
» September 12, 1914: Yankee SS Roger Peckinpaugh, 23, replaces Frank Chance and becomes the all-time youngest manager, and the 7th in the club's 12-year existence. He will win nine of 17 games and will manage next at Cleveland in 1928.
» October 13, 1921: Waite Hoyt and Art Nehf come back for game eight with two days rest. With two on and two outs in the first, Giants 1B George Kelly hits a grounder to short that goes through Roger Peckinpaugh, and a run scores. Not another Giant reaches 3B the rest of the day. After Aaron Ward walks in the 9th, Frank "Home Run" Baker hits a drive toward right, but 2B Johnny Rawlings spears it and throws him out while on the ground. Ward heads for 3B and is gunned down by a throw from Kelly to Frisch to end the Series. Hoyt does not allow an earned run in three complete games. The Giants are the first to lose the first two games and come back to win the Series.
» December 20, 1921:
The Yankees raid Boston again, and come away with P Bullet Joe Bush, SS Everett Scott, and P Sad Sam Jones in exchange for SS Roger Peckinpaugh (who goes on to Washington), pitchers Jack Quinn, Rip Collins, and Bill Piercy, and $50,000.
» January 10, 1922: The following round-robin deal benefits everyone: Roger Peckinpaugh goes from Boston to Washington; Joe Dugan, from the Athletics to Boston; and OF Bing Miller and P Jose Acosta, from Washington to Philadelphia. Acosta will be sold to Chicago on February 4th.
» October 5, 1924: A 2-run home run in the first by Goose Goslin and a solo blast by manager Bucky Harris in the 5th give Tom Zachary (15-9) a 3–0 lead. The Giants tie it in the 9th, but a double by Roger Peckinpaugh scores Joe Judge with the winning run in the bottom of the 9th.
» September 1, 1925: In the first of five games in Washington, Johnson gives the Senators a 7–3 win over the A's. Roger Peckinpaugh drives in three runs for the Nationals. The Nats now lead the A's, who are in a 12-game losing streak, by four 1/2 games.
» September 3, 1925:
The first place Senators continue their march toward a second straight pennant with a 9–3 roughing up of Red Ruffing and the Red Sox. Roger Peckinpaugh leads the way, going 3-for-4 with a triple. Alex Ferguson, Yankee castoff, is the winner. The idle A's drop six games off the pace.
» September 23, 1925:
Washington SS Roger Peckinpaugh, a .294 hitter, is named the American League MVP with 45 points; A's OF Al Simmons is 2nd with 41.
» October 13, 1925: Back home for game six before 43,810, the largest crowd of the Series, Pittsburgh's Ray Kremer (17-8) gives up a first-inning home run to Goose Goslin and a run in the 2nd on Roger Peckinpaugh's RBI double. Joe Ferguson is touched for two in 3rd. The tie is broken by 2B Eddie Moore's home run, the 11th in the Series, and Pittsburgh wins 3–2.
» October 15, 1925: A steady downpour yesterday and today has left the field a muddy mess as the 7th game is played in the rainiest conditions ever. It's a short day for Vic Aldridge: three walks and two hits, and he's out of there with one out in the first. Walter Johnson takes a 4–0 lead to the mound. The Bucs clobber him for 15 hits, good for 24 total bases. Max Carey's 4-for-5 gives him a Series-high .458. The Senators make the most of seven hits, scoring seven runs, including Roger Peckinpaugh's home run, the 12th of the Series, a World Series record. Johnson would have fared better but for two more errors by SS Peckinpaugh, the MVP's 7th and 8th, still the World Series record for any position. The Senators made only one other error. Ray Kremer picks up his 2nd win with a 4-inning relief effort, as the Senators lose 9–7. The Series breaks all financial records, grossing almost $1.2 million. Winning shares are $5,332.72; losers' $3,734.60.
» January 15, 1927: Washington veteran SS Roger Peckinpaugh is traded to the White Sox for P Sloppy Thurston and Leo Mangum.
» December 10, 1927: Roger Peckinpaugh begins a 6-year term as Indians manager.
» June 7, 1933: Cleveland GM Billy Evans fires manager Roger Peckinpaugh and hires Walter Johnson to take over. Bibb Falk manages for one game until Johnson arrives.
» November 12, 1940: Alva Bradley wouldn't fire Oscar Vitt on his
players' demand during the season, but he does now.
Today he hires Roger Peckinpaugh to become Cleveland
boss, the 2nd hitch for Peck.