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Fred Alexandra Toney

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 1", Weight 195 lb.

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[edit] Biographical Information

On May 2, 1917, pitcher Fred Toney of the Cincinnati Reds was the winning pitcher in major league baseball's only double no-hitter. Facing the Chicago Cubs, both he and Cubs hurler Hippo Vaughn allowed no hits through nine innings. The Reds broke up the no-hitter and scored a run in the top of the tenth, while Toney held the Cubs hitless in the bottom of the inning to get the victory.

Toney also holds the record for the longest no-hitter in the history of organized baseball. On May 10, 1909, pitching for the Winchester Hustlers of the Blue Grass League against the Lexington Colts. He had 19 strikeouts on the day and walked only one opponent before Winchester finally scored a run on a squeeze play in the bottom of the 17th.

[edit] Notable Achievements

  • NL Saves Leader (1918)
  • 15 Wins Seasons: 4 (1915, 1917, 1920 & 1921)
  • 20 Wins Seasons: 2 (1917 & 1920)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 6 (1915-1918, 1920 & 1921)
  • 300 Innings Pitched Seasons: 2 (1916 & 1917)
  • Won a World Series with the New York Giants in 1921

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