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Oscar Judd from the Chronology
May 24, 1947 - At Brooklyn Carl Furillo pinch-hits for LF Gene Hermanski-in the 1st inning-and clouts a 3-run homer to give the Brooks the lead over the Phillies. Skeeter Newsome's 3rd career homer in 5 years ties the game in the 8th and the Phils win it in 10 innings 4-3. Freddy Schmidt wins over Hugh Casey. Furillo's pinch homer sets a ML record-it is the only pinch home run to come in the first inning. As noted by Lyle Spatz Phils manager Ben Chapman starts righty Al Jurisch just to pitch to Brooklyn's first two hitters: Reese and Robinson. Lefty Oscar Judd warming up from the start then comes in to pitch to the next three lefty hitters: Reiser Walker and Hermanski. Reiser and Walker bat and then Furillo hits for Hermanski though he is not listed in the box score as a PH.
Sep 25, 1946 - In a loss that will haunt the Dodgers at the season's end the Phils score 5 in the 9th to beat Brooklyn 11-9. Leo Durocher sends in eight pitchers in an effort to stave off the final Phils' rally setting an NL record and tying the ML mark (Washington vs. Boston in an end of the season farce game October 4 1913). In the first inning Eddie Stanky cashes his 133rd walk off Oscar Judd but the pitcher ties the score in the 3rd with his only homer of the year and drives in two more in the 4th off reliever Hal Gregg. Brooklyn scores three in the bottom of the 3rd when 2B Emil Verban makes two errors and Phils 1B Frank McCormick makes his first error of the season after a ML record 131 straight errorless games. Ron Northey also misjudges a fly ball into a double by Bruce Edwards. In the 8th inning Dodger pitcher Hank Behrman throws an inside pitch to Del Ennis striking the young slugger on the wrist. Ennis retires with a possible broken wrist and the enraged Quakers charge it was deliberate. Two more singles chase Behrman and it is 9-6 going into the 9th. A walk strikeout and bad hop single brings in reliever Vic Lombardi. A single and walk brings in Art Herring the 7th Dodger pitcher who throws 4 balls to Frank McCormick and leaves Kirby Higbe enters with the score tied and Dee Moore's long fly scores Johnny Wyrostek to make the score 10-9. Emil Verban's double drives in the last run to make Tom Hughes the winner over Lombardi.
Apr 16, 1946 - In New York UN Secretary General Trygve Lie attends his first baseball game and sees manager Mel Ott hits the last HR of his career off Oscar Judd. The Giants defeat the Phillies (now back to their original nickname) 8-4. In the next game Ott will injure his knee diving for a fly ball and his playing is curtailed. Of Ott's 511 home runs 323 are hit at the Polo Grounds the most any player has hit in one park. When he retires in 1947 he will have failed to hit a HR in Philadelphia after the Baker Bowl was abandoned in 1938.