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Pat Dobson from the Chronology
Aug 4, 1997 - The Twins beat the Blue Jays 9-3 as Brad Radke ties a team record with his 12th straight win. Greg Colbrunn's pinch-hit grand slam off Chris Carpenter is the big blow. Radke is only the 3rd pitcher since 1950 to win 12 consecutive starts. Bob Gibson of St. Louis did it in 1968 and Pat Dobson did it with Baltimore in 1971.
Apr 19, 1977 - Brooks Robinson makes his last home run a dramatic one. Pinch hitting for Larry Harlow he hits a three run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning off Dave LaRoche to beat the Indians 6-5. Brooks will go to bat just 47 times this year finishing his career with 268 homers. In yesterday's game against Cleveland O's rookie Eddie Murray hits his first ML homer off former Oriole Pat Dobson.
Jun 9, 1973 - At KC the Yankees rally for 5 runs in the 9th to stop the Royals 6-4. Newcomer Pat Dobson pitches 5 innings and allows one hit to win in relief. New York moves into first with the win.
Jun 7, 1973 - The Yankees trade 3 players-1B Frank Tepedino OF Wayne Nordhagen and a player to be named-to the Atlanta Braves for P Pat Dobson. Dobson had struggled in his one year in Atlanta after the Braves had acquired him from the Orioles. The player to be named will turn out to be 2-Alan Closter and Dave Cheadle. The Yanks also purchase 30-year-old Sam McDowell (1-2) from the San Francisco Giants for $100000+. McDowell who will later admit to a drinking problem (teammate Dick Radatz later remarked "We thought he was just stupid. It turned out he was never sober.") will pitch 2 seasons in New York before being released.
Apr 16, 1972 - With a rainout yesterday the Orioles and Yankees decide to open the season in Baltimore with a doubleheader. But rain wipes out the nitecap and the O's win the rain-shortened opener before just 11995 fans 3-1. There is one out in the bottom of the 7th when the game is called. The O's score an unearned run in the 2nd and Brooks Robinson knocks in two more to back Pat Dobson's pitching. After a long rain delay Doyle Alexander pitched the 7th for the O's.
Nov 2, 1971 - The Orioles Pat Dobson pitches a no-hitter against the Yomiuri Giants winning 2-0. It is the first no-hitter in Japanese-American exhibition history. The Orioles compile a record of 12-2-4 on the tour.
Aug 6, 1971 - The Yankees kayo Pat Dobson in the 4th beating the Orioles 12-3. The loss ends Dobson's win streak of 12 games his 9 consecutive complete games and his consecutive scoreless inning streak of 23.
Dec 1, 1970 - Ps Tom Phoebus‚ Al Severinsen‚ and Fred Beene‚ and SS Enzo Hernandez‚ go from the Orioles to the Padres for Ps Pat Dobson and Tom Dukes. Dobson will win 20 games for the Orioles in 1971.
Jun 9, 1969 - Mickey Lolich's 16 strikeouts in 9 innings ties the Detroit record he set May 23rd but the Tigers drop a 3-2 10-inning decision to Seattle. Pat Dobson is the loser. The only run off Lolich is a leadoff HR by Dick Simpson on the first pitch of the game.
Dec 10, 1967 - In Puerto Rican League game San Juan beats Arecibo 6-3 behind Pat Dobson. The Detroit rookie strikes out 21 Arecibo batters.