Eddie Plank

Eddie Plank

Amazingly enough, one pitcher — Hall of Fame lefty “Gettysburg” Eddie Plank, shown here in 1913 — was twice victimized by batters swinging at intentional balls. (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY, COOPERSTOWN, NY)

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