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Ken Heintzelman from the Chronology
Aug 7, 1951 - The Phils shut out the Braves 1-0 in 15 innings in the 2nd game of a doubleheader as reliever Ken Heintzelman bests Warren Spahn also in relief. The Phils capture the opener 3-1 on Robin Roberts' 15th win.
May 20, 1950 - The Giants sweep a pair from the Reds 8-0 and 4-3 with Monte Kennedy starting both games for New York. Durocher lifts Kennedy after one batter in the opener and Dave Koslo allows 2 hits the rest of the way. Kennedy then goes the route in the nitecap allowing 4 hits. Ken Heintzelman in 1941 was the last National Leaguer to start both games in one day.
Jun 25, 1949 - The 3rd-place Phils win their 9th in 12 games beating the Reds 6-5. The Jays as the are stilled called in the papers get successive homers from Del Ennis and Stan Lopata to back Ken Heintzelman's win over Ewell Blackwell. Robin Roberts relieves for the Phillies. Granny Hamner scores from 2B in the 6th on a Stan Lopata fly ball to RF Harry Walker.
Aug 15, 1948 - In the first of two at Philadelphia Ken Heintzelman tosses a one-hitter to beat the Giants 8-1. The only hit is Whitey Lockman's 7th inning triple. The Phils take the nitecap 7-5 as Ed Heusser pitches 5 innings of relief to win. Larry Jansen and Clint Hartung take the losses.
Jul 16, 1948 - Rookie Granny Hamner drives in 7 runs to lead the Phils to an 11-10 squeaker over the Cardinals. Hamner has a pair of doubles and a single to go along with spectacular fielding starting DPs in the 8th and 9th. Ken Heintzelman who relieves Blix Donnelly after Stan Musial's grand slam in the 2nd is the winner.
Jul 9, 1948 - At Boston Johnny Sain becomes the NL's 1st 11-game winner beating Robin Roberts and the Phils 13-2. Alvin Dark has 3 hits running his hit streak to 21 games. In the 4th inning Dark triples off the reliever Ken Heintzelman then steals home.
May 9, 1948 - The Phils take 2 from the Reds dropping Cincinnati into the NL basement. Curt Simmons wins his first ML decsion 14-2 in the opener and Ken Heintzelman applies a 2-0 whhitewash in the nitecap. Heintzelman has thrown 22 scoreless innings in a row. Ennis has 5 RBIs in the opener on 3 hits while Sisler is 4-for-4. Sisler adds 3 more hits in the nitecap.
May 2, 1948 - The Phillies and Dodgers divide a doubleheader Brooklyn outslugging the Blue Jays 9-6 in the opener then losing 2-0 to Ken Heintzelman. Furillo has a HR triple and single in the opener while Duke Snider hits his first 2 ML homers-the first inside-the-park-a triple and a single good for 4 RBIs. Ben Chapman starts Dutch Leonard but after one out brings in Curt Simmons against the lefty Dodger lineup. In the nitecap Furillo's 2-out single in the 7th is the first hit off Heintzelman who pitches a 4-hitter.
May 18, 1947 - In St. Louis the Cards drop a pair to Philadelphia losing 6-3 and 1-0. Ken Raffensberger wins the nitecap for the Blue Jays with a brilliant complete-game shutout. Ken Heintzelman wins the opener for the Phils. Harry Walker is 5-for-10 in the two games while Emil Verban (.337) knocks in the winning run in the 12th.
May 11, 1947 - In front of 41660 at Shibe Park-the largest crowd to date to watch a baseball game in Philadelphia-the Phils take two from Brooklyn to take three out of 4 in the series. The Jays win 7-3 and 5-4. In the first game the Phils score all their runs in the 3rd and 4th to give knuckler Dutch Leonard his 5th win against a defeat and his 2nd win in three days against the Bums. Del Ennis's first homer of the year scores 3. Schoolboy Rowe with relief help from Ken Heintzelman wins the nitecap. He also bangs a homer and wins his 9th straight over two seasons. Harry Walker raises his average in a Phils uniform to .406 and "closes out the nitecap with one of the most spectacular catches of the season a catch that would have made the immortal Dode Paskert of 30 years ago doff his hat." (Philadelphia Inquirer)
Sep 23, 1941 - With the Dodgers idle the Cardinals lose the critical opener of two to the Pirates dropping St. Louis two games back. Pirate hurler Ken Heintzelman allows just 6 hits. The Birds win the nitecap 9-0 as Musial has three hits including his first homer off Luke Sewell.
Aug 3, 1941 - In a rarity Ken Heintzelman starts both ends of a doubleheader against the Giants as the Pirates sweep a pair in Pittsburgh 5-4 and 10-5. Heintzelman gets neither win as the victories go to Dutch Dietz and Bob Klinger.