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In front of packed County Stadium in Milwaukee, Milwaukee on August 11, 1961, Braves lefty Warren Spahn scatters six hits to beat the Cubs, 2-1, for his 300th victory.

The 40-year old southpaw, who will finish his career with 363 wins, the most of any left-hander in the history of the game, is the thirteenth major league hurler to reach the milestone.

Spahn would end up winning 363 games, more than any other left-handed pitcher in history, and more than any other pitcher who played his entire career in the post-1920 live-ball era.

Imagine what would have been if his career had not been interrupted by World War II.

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