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Dick Ellsworth from the Chronology
May 23, 1965 - The Dodgers score 2 in the 1st off Bob Buhl but then are shut out for the next 15 innings by Cubs pitching. Chicago scores in the 6th and 9th and finally in the 16th on a bases loaded walk to George Altman. Dick Ellsworth is the winner over Howie Reed in the longest game of the year.
Sep 13, 1964 - St. Louis becomes the first NL club to score in each inning since the Giants did it on June 1 1923. They coast 15-2 at Wrigley Field with Curt Simmons improving his record to 15-9. Dick Ellsworth goes to 14-15 for Chicago. Julian Javier Lou Brock and Mike Shannon homer for the Birds.
Sep 28, 1963 - Chicago's Dick Ellsworth wins his 22nd game allowing 5 hits to beat Milwaukee 4-1.
Aug 7, 1963 - At Chicago Sandy Koufax lock horns for the 2nd time this year with Dick Ellsworth a battle that ends in a 1-1 draw. Koufax is removed with one out in the 10th inning while Ellsworth is replaced after the 10th. The Dodgers go on to win 3-1 over the Cubs with neither starter getting a decision.
Jun 13, 1963 - At Candlestick Willie Mays breaks up a pitching duel between Dick Ellsworth and Bill O'Dell by belting a one-out 10th inning HR to give San Francisco a 2-1 win over Chicago. Felip Alou accounts for the other Giant run with a homer as the two collect all 4 of their team's hits. The Giants leave one on base.
Jun 9, 1963 - Ernie Banks bangs solo homers off Sandy Koufax in the 2nd and the 5th at Wrigley and the Cubs kayo the ace with 6 earned runs in 5 2/3 innings. But Sandy gets no decision as the Dodgers outslug the Cubs 11-8. Larry Sherry is the winner over Cubs ace Dick Ellsworth who has his worst outing of the year.
May 19, 1963 - The Cubs beat the Braves 3-2 behind Dick Ellsworth. Aaron's 2-run HR in the 8th breaks his shutout.
May 9, 1963 - Ernie Banks becomes the first NL 1B to register 22 putouts (and 23 chances) in a game as the Cubs beat Pittsburgh 3-1 on Dick Ellsworth's 2-hitter. Singles in the 2nd and 9th are the only Buc safeties as they pound Ellsworth's slider into the ground.
Sep 29, 1962 - Cubs attendance climbs to 2870 but the Mets beat the Cubs 3-2 handing Dick Ellsworth his 20th loss of the year. Bob Miller completes his first game in 37 starts and snaps a 12-game losing streak. Banks hits his 37th.
Aug 26, 1962 - At Chicago Dick Ellsworth stops the Braves 4-1 and stops Hank Aaron's hitting streak of 25 games. The Cubs tie a ML record and set an NL mark with 3 straight sacrifice bunts in the 6th inning following a bunt single by Ellsworth. Hubbs lays down the first sac bunt and is safe on a fielder's choice.
May 20, 1961 - Ed Bouchee hits a game-ending homer in the 9th to break up a scoreless pitching duel between the Cubs Dick Ellsworth and the Cardinals Larry Jackson. The Cubs win 1-0 at Wrigley their 2nd 1-0 win in a row. Bouchee also ties a ML fielding record when he handles 22 chances at 1B; 19 PO and 3 assists. Ellsworth allows 3 hits and throws 101 pitches.
May 15, 1961 - The Alou brothers and Cepeda lead an 18-hit attack as San Francisco overpowers the Cubs 14-1. Dick Ellsworth gives up 6 runs in the 1st without retiring a batter. Cepeda hits 2 homers and a double and drives in 5 runs while Felipe hits his 1st grand slam and brother Matty his first ML homer. Matty will combine with Jesus in 1965 to homer in the same game. Mike McCormick is the easy winner.
Apr 23, 1961 - Art Mahaffey fans a batter in each inning and 17 in all a Phillies' record while beating the Cubs 6-0. The Phils win the first game 1-0 behind Frank Sullivan's pitching and a game-ending homer by Bobby Smith off Dick Ellsworth.
May 4, 1960 - The Cubs make a trade-with WGN-plucking Lou Boudreau out of the broadcast booth to replace Charlie Grimm (6-11) as manager Jolly Cholly takes Lou's chair behind the mike. The Cubs win 5-1 over the Pirates as Dick Ellsworth gains his first ML victory.