On This Day

Events in Sport in July 1916

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Jul 1 Pittsburgh shortstop Honus Wagner, at 42 and 4 months, connects at Cincinnati to become the oldest to hit an inside-the-park HR; Pirates beat Reds, 2-1

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  • Jul 14 St Louis Brown Ernie Koob pitches all 17 innings for 14 hits in a 0-0 tie vs Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park
  • Jul 20 NY Giants trade future Baseball HOF pitcher Christy Mathewson to Cincinnati Reds