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Don Hurst from the Chronology
Jun 11, 1934 - The Cubs send Dolph Camilli and cash to the Phillies for Don Hurst the 1930 RBI leader. Camilli will later win the 1941 MVP with the Dodgers while Hurst hits .199 for the Cubs and disappears.
Sep 26, 1932 - In a doubleheader split with the Giants Chuck Klein of the Phillies is 0-for-8 but closes the season with 38 HRs and 20 SBs to become the only player of the lively-ball era (1920 and after) to lead his league in these 2 departments. Klein also finishes 2nd in RBIs (137) while teammates Don Hurst (143) and Pinky Whitney (124) finish 1st and 3rd. In this century only the 1915 Tigers and 1928 Yankees have the top three RBI producers in a season.
Jul 24, 1930 - The Cubs and Phils each bang out 17 hits but the Cubs prevail 19-15. When Chuck Klein objects sharply to an 8th-inning strike call by umpire Lou Jorda he is banished for the first time in his career. Also ejected are Phils' manager Burt Shotton captain Fresco Thompson and 1B Don Hurst. It is necessary to use 42-year-old Cy Williams in RF in the 9th the only inning of play Klein will miss in 1930. With the win the Cubs (54-39) stay .007 behind Brooklyn which divides a pair with the Reds.
Jul 23, 1930 - Pie Traynor of the Pirates is responsible for two victories over the Phillies at Baker Bowl. His HR in the 9th off Roy Hansen seals the first game‚ 2-1‚ for Heine Meine. He comes through one mo' time in the nitecap going 5-for-7 with a 3-run HR in the 13th to win 16-15. George Grantham scores 5 runs for the Bucs. Traynor's 13th inning blast negates 27 hits by the Phils‚ including two homers by Don Hurst‚ for a then-record-tying team total 48 total bases. The Phils knot the score in the 8th‚ 9th‚ and 12th innings‚ but fall short in the 13th.
Jun 16, 1930 - At Baker Bowl the Phils build up a comfortable 16-3 lead over the Pirates after 6 innings only to have the Bucs come back with 11 runs. The final score is 18-14 as Philley rides to victory on homers by Klein Lefty O'Doul Don Hurst and Fred Brickell. Klein adds 2 singles and double to extend his hit streak to 25 games.
Aug 2, 1929 - In the 9th inning at Philadelphia 1B Don Hurst cracks his 6th HR in as many games a ML record up to this time. In the 6 games Hurst had no other hits. The Phils win 2-0 over Pittsburgh with Les Sweetland allowing 11 hits in the shutout to beat Larry French.
Apr 19, 1929 - The Giants bounce the Phils 14-5 on 20 hits. Also hitting are Philley 1B Don Hurst and the Giants Harry Kelly who was verbally riding Hurst from the bench. When separated Hurst is ejected. Vet Carl Mays is the winning pitcher running his winning streak to 13 games over the Phils. He's never lost (1st win: May 13 1924) and it is his final decision against the Quakers.