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Carl Hubbell

Baseball Pitcher Carl Hubbell

Profession: Baseball Pitcher

United States of America

Why Famous: Won 253 games with the NY Giants and had a 2.97 lifetime ERA.

Born: June 22, 1903
Birthplace: Carthage, Missouri, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer

Died: November 21, 1988 (aged 85)

Events in the Life of Carl Hubbell

  • 1928-08-11 Carl Hubbell's 1st major league victory is a 4-0 shutout of Phils
  • 1929-05-08 NY Giant Carl Hubbell no-hits Pittsburgh Pirates, 11-0
  • 1933-07-02 NY Giants pitcher Carl Hubbell works 18 innings of shutout ball without a walk to beat St Louis Cardinals 1-0
  • 1933-08-01 NY's future Hall of Fame pitcher Carl Hubbell sets MLB record for consecutive scoreless innings at 45 1/3 as Giants lose 3-1 v Boston Braves
  • 1934-01-17 Carl Hubbell, NL MVP winner, gets $18,000 contract by the NY Giants
  • 1934-01-17 NY Giants reward MVP pitcher Carl Hubbell with $18,000 contract
  • 1934-07-10 Carl Hubbell strikes out Ruth, Gehrig & Foxx in All star game
  • 1936-04-23 Carl Hubbell's 1st start of season is his 17th straight win
  • 1936-07-17 Carl Hubbell begins winning streak, beating Pittsburgh 6-0
  • 1936-09-23 Giants Carl Hubbell notches his 16th en route to 24 consecutive wins
  • 1936-10-20 Carl Hubbell, 26-6, edges out Dizzy Dean, 24-13, for MVP honors in NL
  • 1937-05-27 Carl Hubbell wins his 24th consecutive game (since July 17, 1936)
  • 1937-05-30 Pitcher Carl Hubbell's 24th consecutive victory
  • 1937-05-30 61,756, second largest crowd in Polo Grounds history, sees Dodgers ends Carl Hubbell's consecutive-game winning streak at 24
  • 1937-05-31 Brooklyn Dodgers snap NY Giant Carl Hubbell's 24-game winning streak
  • 1943-08-18 Carl Hubbell wins his 253rd & final game, all with Giants

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