complete game shutout

September 13, 1982

In addition to throwing a complete-game shutout to beat St. Louis, 2-0, for his 20th victory of the season, Phillies’ southpaw Steve Carlton also goes deep in the fifth inning of the Veterans Stadium contest. It’s the fourth time Carlton has blanked his opponents and homered in the same game, becoming the first pitcher to have accomplished the feat in three different decades.
Pitch Fic: Raise My Glass ‘Cause Either Way I’m Dead

A semi-angsty, Mike Lawson-centric look at how Ginny Baker’s first season with the Padres might end.

A/N: FIRST BAWSON FIC OMG. Happy to be here, hope y’all enjoy!

Title from “La Cienega Just Smiled” by Ryan Adams, because it’s Mike LawsonAF. When the “San Francisco” episode opened with a Ryan Adams song, it sent me into a spiral. Also, don’t tell me Mike Lawson hasn’t gotten divorce drunk with Ryan Adams at like, No Name Bar or something.

Raise My Glass ‘Cause Either Way I’m Dead (AO3)

As luck would have it, Mike Lawson’s last good knee finally gives out just after Ginny Baker’s pitched the final game of her rookie season.

If he’s honest, really, it goes out sometime in the top of the eighth. But she’s pitched seven scoreless, her fastball’s still in the mid-80s and the screwball looks so nice it belongs on a magazine cover. He’ll be damned if he’s gonna leave this game before his pitcher, and she shows no signs of slowing down.

He strikes out on purpose in the bottom of the eighth, just so he won’t have to try and run anywhere. (They’re up 7-0 and he’s not even sure he could jog out a walk at this point, his teeth are gritted to the point that he’s worried about adding an oral surgery to the lengthy list of procedures he knows are in his very near future.) Of course, that’s when Ginny realizes something’s up.

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August 23, 2001

In his major league debut, Jason Jennings gets off to an impressive start by going 3-for-5 at the plate while tossing a complete-game shutout in the Rockies’ 10-0 rout of New York at Shea Stadium. With his ninth-inning round-tripper off Donnie Wall, the 23-year-old right-handed rookie becomes the only pitcher to blank his opponent and to go deep in his first big league game.

08/27/2014 - The Philadelphia Phillies honor the Taney Dragons for their remarkable run in the Little League World Series. Taney captured the hearts of not only Philadelphians but the rest of the country as they made their way to Williamsport. The inner city team is filled with such diverse, likable young kids and really made their mark in baseball history as the first Philadelphia team to make it to the LLWS. Mo'ne Davis became only the 18th girl to play in the series and the first girl to ever throw a complete game shutout and earn a win. She is also the first little leaguer to ever be featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated. These kids made the entire city proud and we hope that this ride has been just as fun for them as it has been for us. Go Taney!

August 6, 1952

At the approximate age of 46, Satchel Paige becomes the oldest pitcher in major league history to throw a complete-game shutout, beating Virgil ‘Fire’ Trucks and the Tigers, 1-0, when Bobby Young scores the game’s only run in the 12th inning. The Browns’ pitcher will extend his own record at the age of 46 years and 75 days by throwing another scoreless complete game against the White Sox next month.
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Mo'Ne Davis Makes Little League World Series History In Three-Hit Shutout

The 13-year-old became the first girl to toss a complete game shutout in a Little League World Series-clinching contest Sunday thanks to a three-hit, six-strikeout effort for the Taney (Pa.) Dragons in an 8-0 victory over Newark (Del.)  At 70 mph, Davis’ pitching arm bested every boy and girl in the opposition. 

Source: Yahoo News

Mo'Ne Davis makes Little League World Series history in three-hit shutout

Mo'Ne Davis isn’t your typical youth baseball player. The 13-year-old became the first girl to toss a complete game shutout in a Little League World Series-clinching contest Sunday thanks to a three-hit, six-strikeout effort for the Taney (Pa.) Dragons in an 8-0 victory over Newark (Del.) National. Davis hit 70 mph on the radar gun and fooled boys her own age.

Davis told The Today Show she tried softball when she was younger but eventually switched to baseball. The right-hander’s talent has earned her the respect of her male peers. “I end up striking them out and I look at my teammates and they’re laughing,” Davis said. “So I just laugh with them.” She added her baseball dreams won’t end at the LLWS. “I’ll probably either be the first female in the MLB or in the NBA,“ said the pitcher.

She’ll be the 17th girl to play in the Little League World Series in 68 years. Taney’s first game in the LLWS is Friday at 3 p.m. against South Nashville, which is representing Tennessee.

Did y'all peep this flex though? Sorry Monica Wright McCall!!! Is there anything Black girls can’t do?!