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When occured: 
Thu, 1928-07-12

Baseball's biggest battery is recorded‚ appropriately‚ with the New York Giants‚ as Garland "Gob" Buckeye‚ a 260 pound pro football lineman in the off-season‚ makes his NL pitching debut with 250 poundShanty Hogan behind the plate. The Giants lose to the Cardinals. In a significant move‚ the Giants purchase 25-year-old lefty Carl Hubbell from Beaumont for an amount rumored to be the most ever paid for a Texas League player.

 

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