Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

The last pitcher to face Babe Ruth and the first to face Jackie Robinson, Sain started the first night game in Boston and the first game televised in New England, unleashed the potential of pitchers like Mudcat Grant, Jim Kaat, Earl Wilson, and Mickey Lolich, and coached probably the last 30-game winner. In the words of baseball historian Maxwell Kates ďa veritable Forrest Gump in baseball history,Ē Johnny Sain left a rich legacy. Read Sainís complete bio, a part of the SABR: Baseball Biography Project here:

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