BIG-LEAGUE PITCHER HAS REMARKABLE ROOKIE RUN

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by Bartee Haile.
 
With his suddenly famous fiancée watching from the grandstand on Sep. 17, 1934, Lynwood “Schoolboy” Rowe kept his winning streak alive by pitching a near-perfect shut-out against the Washington Senators. The Waco native and son of a trapeze artist was 23, when the Tigers brought him up from their Beaumont farm team in 1933.

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