Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 150 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 150 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

This Day in History: 2000-04-11

April 11, 1917: Left-handed pitcher Babe Ruth holds the Yankees to three hits as the Red Sox defeat the New Yorkers 10-3 on Opening Day at Fenway Park; Ruth goes on to have an outstanding season on the mound, winning 24 games for the Red Sox in 1917, and his 35 complete games would lead all American League pitchers that season.

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