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October 28, 2002

*--* Roo kie on the Mou nd Joh n Lac key bec ame the fir st roo kie pit che r sin ce Bab e Ada ms in 190 9 to win Gam e 7 of the Wor ld Ser ies . How roo kie sta rte rs hav e far ed in sev ent h gam es: Year Pitcher Team Opponent Result 1909 Babe Adams Pittsburgh Detroit W, 8-0 1912 Hugh Bedient Boston Red Sox New York Giants No decision 1947 Spec Shea New York Yankees Brooklyn No decision 1952 Joe Black Brooklyn New York Yankees L, 4-2 1964 Mel Stottlemyre New York Yankees St. Louis L, 7-5 1987 Joe Magrane St. Louis Minnesota No decision 1997 Jaret Wright Cleveland Florida No decision 2002 John Lackey Angels San Francisco W, 4-1

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