This date 1944: 15-year old Nuxhall makes debut with Reds


June 10, 1944: The Old Left-hander debuts

Joe Nuxhall made his ML debut at Crosley Field 76 years ago today.

He was a 9th grader from Hamilton and 15 years, 10 months and 12 days old facing the St. Louis Cardinals!

Nuxhall entered the 9th inning against the Cardinals. He got the first batter out, but then allowed five walks, two hits, threw a wild pitch and five runs.

Final: Cards 18 Reds 0

Nuxhall: 0.2, 2 H, 5 BB, 5 R, 9 batters faced

Boxscore HERE

WCPO from 2014: