Shohei Ohtani and Babe Ruth

Here is a link to the box score for Babe Ruth’s final start as a pitcher in 1919: http://www.retrosheet.org/boxesetc/1919/B09201BOS1919.htm It was vs. the White Sox, who we remember as the Black Sox, on September 20, the first game of a doubleheader at Fenway. Ruth pitched 5 1/3rd innings, leaving the mound with a 3-3 tie. But, he moved out to left field rather than leaving the game, and then hit a walkoff homer in the bottom of the 9th off Lefty Williams.

Will Ohtani ever be used by the Angels in a similar fashion, starting the game on the mound and then moving to either designated hitter or the outfield?

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Published in: Uncategorized on December 12, 2017 at 11:47 am  Leave a Comment  

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