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Cliff Heathcote from the Chronology
May 12, 1930 - The wind is blowing out at Wrigley Field as Giants P Larry Benton sets a modern ML record (since tied several times) by surrendering 6 HRs in a game. Chicago spots New York a 14-0 lead and trails 14-4 when they add 5 runs on 4 HRs in the bottom of the 7th to tie the ML inning-record set in 1884. Clyde Beck drives in 5 runs as he and Cliff Heathcote each have two of the Cubs' homers. The Giants counter with 3 HRs including one by Benton as the New Yorkers manage to hold on to win 14-12. The victory goes to Benton but New York will trade him in 10 days.
Aug 25, 1922 - You can't blame it on the wind as one of the most poorly pitched ML games ever played takes place in Chicago. The Cubs edge the Phils 26-23 in a game that features 51 hits 23 walks and 10 errors. The Phils have the bases loaded in the 9th when the game ends making a total of 16 left on base; the Cubs leave 9. When the Cubs score 14 runs in the 4th to take a 25-6 lead OF Marty Callaghan bats 3 times (a since tied record) getting 2 hits and striking out. Modern ML records are set or tied for total runs (49 by two teams) and hits most players scoring runs (Phils 13) and most players scoring 2+ runs (Cubs 9) most plate appearances (66 by the Phils). The 14-run inning ties the Yankees' mark of July 6 1920; The Phils add a run in the 4th to make the two-team total of 15 a record for the inning as is the 2nd inning total of 13-ten from the Cubs side and 3 from the Phils. Cliff Heathcote of the Cubs sets a modern NL record by reaching base 7 times in the 9-inning game. Hack Miller helps run up the Chicago total with 3-run homers in the 2nd and 4th innings. His first blast is just the 2nd homer to reach the centerfield scoreboard located at ground level in Cubs Park: Hornsby hit the first last year. A team-record 13 players score runs for the Phils. Tony Kaufmann is the winner over Jimmy Ring in the game that lasts a surprisingly short 3:01.
May 30, 1922 - Between games of the Memorial Day A.M.-P.M. doubleheader the Cubs swap OF Max Flack to the Cards for OF Cliff Heathcote. Flack who lives just 3 blocks from Cubs Park went home for lunch between games and arrived back in the Cubs clubhouse to find that he'd been traded. The players who both played in the morning game trade uniforms and play for their new teams in the afternoon. Heathcote is 0-for-3 as a Card 2-for-4 as a Cub. Flack is hitless in the first game 1-for-4 in the 2nd as the Cubs win both 4-1 and 3-1. George Stueland wins the opener and Vic Aldridge is the winner in the afternoon. In the nitecap Cubs SS Charlie Hollocher strikes out for the first time this year on a Bill Doak spitter. A .304 career hitter he will whiff 5 times in 1922. In 3 years he will fan 33 times in 372 games.
Sep 17, 1920 - The Cards set a NL record by cracking out 12 consecutive hits in the 4th and 5th innings against the Braves. Ten of the hits occur in the 4th inning when St. Louis scores 8 runs. The last 2 outs come as Milt Stock tries to stretch a single and Austin McHenry tries the same on a double. Both are thrown out. In the 5th inning Doc Lavan opens with a double and Cliff Heathcote singles before a Redbird finally makes an out. St. Louis wins 9-4.
Apr 24, 1919 - Helped by a baserunning error by Redbird rookie Cliff Heathcote the Reds top St. Louis 3-1. Heathcote is on 1B when Hornsby smashes a long line-drive hit but a pantomime catch by the Reds 2B makes Heathcote hold up and Hornsby passes him for the out.
Jun 13, 1918 - The Phils and Cardinals go 19 innings ending in an 8-8 tie. The Phils blow a 6-run lead with St. Louis tying at 8-8 in the 7th. Hornsby has 4 errors in 21 chances while Cliff Heathcote hits for the cycle though it takes him 9 at bats.