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Dick Stuart from the Chronology
Mar 6, 1969 - Two spring training games today use experimental rules. DPHers Ty Cline (Expos) and George Spriggs (Royals) both bat ninth and go 0 for 4 in Fort Myers. John Orsino (Yankees) bats 6th (1 for 4) and Jim French (Senators) bats 9th (0 for 3) in Pompano Beach. Orsino has the first hit as a DPH. Five of the nine games on March 7 use the DPH. The Angels' Dick Stuart reaches base 4 times against the Padres and the box score has 3 different pinch-runners for him(none scored). Boog Powell is the Orioles' DPH(hit 9th) and doubles in the 5th. The PR Stanley Martin scores and Powell singles in the winning run in the 7th to beat the Twins 2-1. The DPH idea will be dropped on March 26.
Sep 5, 1965 - The Reds edge the Phillies 10-9 despite the slugging of Phils first sacker Dick Stuart. Stuart clouts a grand slam the 9th of his career in the 1st inning then hits a 2-run homer in the 7th.
Jul 23, 1965 - Dick Stuart homers in a ML-record 23rd different park when he connects at Shea Stadium in Philadelphia's 5-1 win. His park mark will be topped.
Apr 17, 1965 - Don Drysdale ties a ML record by striking out 4 Phils-Wes Covington Tony Gonzalez Dick Stuart and Clay Dalrymple-in order in the 2nd inning but also gives up 2 HRs to lose 3-2. It is the 8th straight time the Phillies have beaten big Don.
Apr 28, 1964 - At Fenway the Orioles score 2 runs in the top of the 11th to take a 4-2 lead. Boston comes back in the bottom of the 11th toload to bases for Dick Stuart who promptly ends the game with a grand slam.
Aug 25, 1963 - Cleveland batters suffer an AL-record 27 strikeouts in a doubleheader (24 innings) split against the Red Sox. The 44 strikeouts for both teams are also an AL record with Dick Stuart chipping in with 6. Stuart now has 123 for the season surpassing Jimmie Foxx's Sox record of 119. Bill Monbouquette fans 11 Indians in the opener and Bob Heffner 12 more in the nitecap but the Tribe still manages a split winning 2-1 after an 8-3 loss.
Jun 23, 1963 - A ML fielding record is set by Boston's 1B Dick Stuart as "Dr. Strange Glove" handles 3 first-inning grounders and tosses to P Bob Heffner for putouts. Stuart's teammates and Fenway fans give him a standing ovation. The Yankees beat the Sox 8-0. Heffner is just the second pitcher to have 3 putouts in an inning: Bosox Jim Bagby (1940) is the other. Rick Reuschel in 1975 will be the next to record 3 POs.
Jun 30, 1960 - Dick Stuart blasts 3 consecutive HRs as the Pirates split with the Giants. Stuart drives in 7 runs and joins Ralph Kiner as the 2nd Pirate to hit 3 HRs in a game at Forbes Field. Jack Sanford pitches a 3-hit shutout to give the Giants an 11-0 first-game win. With the 11-6 nitecap victory Pittsburgh is 3 ahead of the 2nd-place Braves.
Jul 24, 1958 - For the 2nd time in a week a Dodger pitcher makes successive starts in a game. Stan Williams who pitched 2 innings yesterday loses his 2nd in a row at Pittsburgh 5-3. Dick Stuart's 2-run HR in the 4th kayoes Williams.