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August 14, 1888
Tim Keefe's nineteen-game winning streak ends when Gus Krock and the White Stockings defeat the Giants at the Polo Grounds, 4-2. The future Hall of Fame right-hander, who will amass 342 career victories, finishes the season with a 35-12 record.
July 28, 1890
Giants hurler Mickey Welch joins Pud Galvin and Tim Keefe in becoming baseball's third hurler to record his 300th victory. After today's 4-2 victory over Pittsburgh, the 31-year-old Brooklyn native will win only seven more games before ending his 13-year career next season.
July 17, 1890
For the first time in baseball history, two 300-game winners are opponents as Tim Keefe of the Giants faces Pittsburgh's Jim 'Pud' Galvin in a Players League match-up. New York beats the Burghers, 8-2, in the first of four historic confrontations between the two future members of the Hall of Fame.
June 4, 1890
Submariner Tim Keefe of the New York Giants franchise of the Players League defeats the Boston Reds, 9-4, to record his 300th victory. 'Sir Timothy,' who won 19 straight decisions in 1888, will finish his 14-year career with 342 victories.
July 21, 1892

In a matchup of 300 game-winners at the Philadelphia Baseball Grounds, Phillies' submariner Tim Keefe sinks Jim "Pud" Galvin and the Browns, 2-0. The next time two National League pitchers with 300 or more victories will face each other will occur in 2005, when Greg Maddux of the Cubs beats Astros ace Roger Clemens at Minute Maid Park, 3-2.

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July 27, 1964
The Hall of Fame inducts seven new members, swelling the ranks of the 25-year-old institution to 101. The recent inductees include Luke Appling, voted in by the BBWAA, and spitballers Burleigh Grimes and Urban Faber, pre-1900 era players Tim Keefe and John Montgomery, lifetime .330 hitter Heinie Manush, and skipper Miller Huggins, all selected by the 12-man Veterans' Committee in February.
May 4, 2005
The fifth pair of 300-game winners in baseball history face off against each other when Cubs starter Greg Maddux (305) bests Roger Clemens (329) and the Astros at Minute Maid Park, 3-2. The other pair of milestone moundsmen includes Don Sutton vs. Steve Carlton (1987), Don Sutton vs. Phil Niekro (1987), Don Sutton vs. Tom Seaver (1986), and Tim Keefe vs. Jim 'Pud' Galvin (1892).

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