Two Trivia Questions

This article was written by Jose Jimenez Jr.

This article was published in 1989 Baseball Research Journal

Who holds the National League record for total bases in a game by a pitcher?

Braves knuckleballer Jim Tobin, who homered three times for 12 total bases against the Cubs on May 12, 1942.

Who allowed Stan Musial’s first hit?

Jim Tobin, as a Pirate, on Sept. 17, 1941.  Pitching most of his career for second-division teams, he led the National League twice in complete games and once in innings pitched, threw a no-hitter, and went 105-112 in 1937-45.