On September 4, 1916, two of the National League's greatest pitchers faced off for the 25th time in their long and storied careers.
Starting for the Cincinnati Reds: Christy Mathewson, who had won 372 games while pitching for the New York Giants in a career that began in 1900. Mathewson had just recently come to the Reds in a trade, and taken over as manager.
Starting for the Chicago Cubs: Mordecai "Three Finger" Brown, who had won 208 games in the National League, mostly while pitching ...
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