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Ben Cantwell from the Chronology
Jul 26, 1936 - Before a paid attendance of 41596 in Boston-the largest crowd in the NL since 1930-the Cards and Bees split. The Bees take the opener 4-3 on Wally Berger's two run homer in the 8th inning off Jess Haines. The nitecap is knotted at 2-2 in the 7th when the Cards unload 5 runs. Joe Medwick leads off the frame with a homer Johnny Mize doubles and Virgil Davis homers to knock out Ben Cantwell. After two more reach base Dizzy Dean drives them both home to ensure his 16th win of the year. Dean adds a run-scoring triple in the 3rd as well.
Jul 16, 1936 - Braves C Al Lopez reaches first 3 times on errors the 3rd player to do so each time hitting the ball to SS Billy Jurges. It is little help though as the Cubs edge the Braves 1-0 in 10 innings. Lon Warneke is the winner over hard luck Ben Cantwell.
Jun 7, 1935 - Behind Roy Parmelee's pitching the Giants squeeze by the visiting Braves 3-2 in 10 innings. Mel Ott homers in the 9th to tie and Bill Terry drives in the winning run in the 10th off Ben Cantwell. Giants LF Joe Moore hits in his 11th straight game.
Sep 3, 1933 - At Boston Dolf Luque comes to the aid of the Giants pitching the last 8 innings and knocking in the winning run in the 14th. The Giants shade the Braves 4-3 then tie 4-4 as curfew ends the duel with two out in the 9th. Ben Cantwell pitches well in game 2 as all the Giants runs are unearned. The Braves draw 40000 today and 140000 for the 4 games with first-place New York more than they drew the entire season of 1928.
Apr 21, 1932 - Lefty O'Doul injured in spring training plays his first game for Brooklyn and has 2 hits as the Dodgers lose to the Braves in Boston 6-2. Urbanski and Worthington each knock in 2 runs to back Ben Cantwell's win in relief.
Sep 15, 1928 - At Boston the Cubs manage to split with the Braves winning the nitecap 6-1 after dropping the opener. 5-2. Ben Cantwell bests Charlie Root in game one and Guy Bush does the same to Ed Brandt.
Jun 15, 1928 - The Giant send four players to the Braves for pitcher Joe Genewich (3-7) Boston's best pitcher last year. He'll go 11-4 for New York but win just 5 games in 2 seasons after that. Receiving Boston tickets are rookie pitcher Ben Cantwell rookie catcher Al Spohrer and pitchers Bill Clarkson and Virgil Barnes. The two rookies will blossom in Boston while the vets will be gone in a year.