On This Date 9/12/1962

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Tom Cheney goes the distance and beyond to earn the win as the Washington Senators beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 in 16 innings at Memorial Stadium. Along the way, Cheney allows one run on ten hits and four walks while striking out a record 21 batters. On a day long before pitch counts, Tom Cheney threw 228 pitches and never felt tired, according to manager Mickey Vernon.

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