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Braves Top Mets in Milwaukee, 6-1, as Spahn Excels

July 26, 1962 - Warren Spahn, 41, continues to be amazing, even if his latest achievement was gained at the expense of the lowly Mets today. The left-hander pitched his 319th major league victory and 10th of the season as the Braves whipped the Mets, 6-1, before 14,773 fans at County Stadium. Spahn added a home run to the Milwaukee offense as he continued setting records. With 5 strikeouts today, he now has 2,274, taking over the seventh spot on the major league career list from Lefty Grove. The Mets, suffering their 73rd loss, are moving on their own trajectory toward their own record. They dropped their 11th straight game and seem intent upon breaking the modern major league mark of 117 losses in a season, set by the Philadelphia Athletics in 1916. The National League mark of 115 was set by the Boston Braves in 1935.

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