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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
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.