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Frankie Hayes from the Chronology
Apr 30, 1946 - Dispelling the rumors that he had lost his fastball after nearly 4 years in the Navy Bob Feller of the Cleveland Indians hurls his 2nd no-hitter beating the New York Yankees 1-0 on Frankie Hayes' HR in the 9th inning. It is the first no hitter thrown against the Yankees.
Jul 6, 1944 - On Mueller night in Cincy 636 people named Mueller are guests of the Reds and watch the Dodgers suffer their 10th straight loss losing to the Reds 10-4. Bucky Walters wins his 14th while his batterymate Ray Mueller establishes a NL record by catching in his 134th straight game. He'll finish the season catching all 155 Reds games as will Frankie Hayes of the A's. It is the first time in the 20th century that catchers will play in all their team's games. Deacon McGuire (1895-Washington. 132 games) was the last to do it. (as noted by Chuck Rosciam). The loss goes to young Ralph Branca who combines with Clyde King to give up 13 hits-4 to Gee Walker.
Jul 4, 1944 - Sig Jakucki the Browns 31-year-old rookie throws his 3rd shutout in 4 games blanking the Athletics 4-0. Sig has given up 1 run in 27 innings. The win keeps the Browns 1 1/2 games ahead of Boston. The A's win the nitecap 8-3 behind Hot Potato Hamlin who strands 10 runners. Frankie Hayes has a HR to tie for the AL lead with 9.
May 24, 1944 - Frankie Hayes of the Athletics hits his 2nd grand slam in 10 days. This one comes against the Tigers. in an 8-4 win at Detroit and ties Hayes for the ML lead in homers with Seerey of Cleveland and Schultz of the Dodgers.
Aug 21, 1943 - The Browns top the A's 5-3 and 4-1 to extend the Mackmen's losing streak to 15 games. Bobo Newsom wins the nitecap his first victory since joining the Browns more than a month ago. In the opener McQuinn and former A's catcher Frankie Hayes hit homers for St. Louis.
Jun 1, 1942 - Connie Mack sends his regular catcher Frankie Hayes to the Browns for P Bob Harris and C Bob Swift. Hayes had been a spring holdout but will return to the A's in February 1944. Visiting injured soldiers at Walter Reed hospital on June 21 1945 Mack will respond to a question about the trade by saying the A's needed a catcher with a lot of chatter. "Hayes can catch day after day but he doesn't talk much" says Mack.
Aug 19, 1936 - Buck Ross and Harry Kelley pitch the last-place A's to a double victory over the Red Sox 5-4 and 7-2. Ross wins the first in 13 innings when Frankie Hayes hits a homer off Johnny Marcum to win. In the 7th Bill Werber's 3-run homer breaks a 1-1 tie but the A's rally to tie. In the nitecap Kelley wins his 16th scattering 11 hits to beat Fritz Ostermueller.
Jul 25, 1936 - In the A's 15-12 win over the Indians Philadelphia A's C Frankie Hayes equals a ML record with 4 doubles the last coming in the 9th with the bases loaded. Reliever Harry Kelley is the winner despite he and Doyle giving up 18 hits. Veteran pitcher George Uhle recently added to the Indians roster hits a homer but is replaced by Lloyd Brown.
Jun 25, 1936 - Frankie Hayes hits a bases-loaded double in the 9th to give the A's a 15-12 win over the Indians. Hayes has a record-tying four doubles in the game.