On This Date 8/6/1952
Satchel Paige of the St. Louis Browns pitches a 12-inning complete-game shutout, beating the Detroit Tigers 1-0 at Sportsman’s Park. Paige allows seven hits and walks a pair while recording nine strikeouts. The Browns win the game on a two-out single by Bob Nieman, scoring Bobby Young, as Hal White, who came on to pitch in extra innings, takes the loss for Detroit. At 46, Satchel Paige is the oldest pitcher to pitch a shutout.