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    Howie Fox from the Chronology

    Oct 9, 1955 - Pitcher Howie Fox‚ out of the majors in 1955‚ is knifed to death in a bar fight in San Antonio‚ Texas. The 34-year-old was 1-2 in 1954.

    Dec 10, 1951 - The Reds trade C Smoky Burgess‚ 2B Connie Ryan and P Howie Fox to the Phillies for C Andy Seminick‚ IF Eddie Pellagrini‚ OF Dick Sisler and P Niles Jordan. The Reds will regret letting the burly catcher go and will reacquire him‚ again exchanging Seminick‚ in 3 years.

    Sep 2, 1951 - Ken Raffensberger fires a one-hitter at the Cubs to win 7-0 and gain a split for the Reds. The only hit is a 3rd-inning scratch single by Eddie Miksis that arguably would have rolled foul. Bob Rush shuts out the Reds in the nitecap to top Howie Fox‚ 3-0.

    Aug 28, 1951 - The Dodgers edge the visiting Reds‚ 3-1‚ behind rookie Clem Labine. Duke Snider provides the offense off Howie Fox with a single and two-run homer‚ the latter breaking a tie in the 8th.

    Jul 22, 1950 - The Phils split a pair with the Reds to retain a tie for the NL lead with the Cardinals. Robin Roberts wins his 11th in the opener‚ stopping the Reds‚ 2-0‚ on 4 hits. Willard Ramsdell takes the loss. In game 2‚ Howie Fox shuts out the Phils till the 9th to win‚ 6-1.

    Sep 10, 1949 - Stan Musial's 29th homer‚ coming with 2 on and 2 out in the 9th‚ gives the Cardinals a 6-5 win over the Reds‚ protecting their one game lead. The Cards collect just 5 hits off Howie Fox‚ but use 6 walks and 3 errors

    Apr 22, 1949 - The Pirates win their home opener‚ beating the Reds‚ 5-4. Ralph Kiner's 3rd-inning grand slam‚ off Howie Fox‚ and Clyde McCullough's 4th-inning triple account for the scoring.

    Sep 18, 1945 - In the Reds doubleheader split with Boston‚ Hank Sauer hits 3 homers‚ one in the first game and pair in game 2. The Reds lose the opener in 11 innings‚ 3-1‚ as Harrist and Wright each allow just 4 hits. Cincy 2B Kermit Wahl makes 3 errors in the 11th‚ a NL record-tying effort (but the only one to do it in extra frames). Howie Fox is the nitecap winner‚ 6-2.

    Aug 19, 1945 - In game 2 of a doubleheader against the Reds‚ 37-year-old slugger Jimmie Foxx makes his first ML start‚ pitching‚ the first 7 innings for the Philadelphia Blue Jays. He leaves with a 4-1 lead‚ and Andy Karl saves Foxx's only ML decision‚ a 6-2 final. Double X's ERA in 10 ML appearances is 1.52. Foxx's opponent is Howie Fox‚ who started yesterday's game as well. The lidlifter goes the Phils as well‚ 5-0‚ though they are mathematically eliminated from a 1st place finish.

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