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Reggie Smith from the Chronology
Aug 6, 1982 - Jack Clark and Reggie Smith hit back-to-back home runs twice in San Francisco's 7-6 win over Houston. The Giants trail 6-4 in the 9th inning before Clark and Smith homer to send the game into extra innings.
Apr 19, 1980 - Houston's J. R. Richard fires a one-hitter against the Dodgers striking out 12 in a 2-0 victory. Reggie Smith's infield roller in the 4th inning is LA's lone hit.
Aug 15, 1978 - The Phils drop their 4th in a row losing to the Dodgers 5-2. The loss cuts the Phil's lead to 2 games as the Cubs beat the Reds and Tom Seaver in an afternoon contest. After Reggie Smith had driven in the game-winner the previous two nights it is Steve Garvey's turn. His triple in the 8th off Tug McGraw with the bases loaded breaks a 2-2 tie.
Oct 2, 1977 - Dusty Baker homers in his final AB of the season during a 6-3 loss to the Astros. It is Baker's 30th HR of the year enabling him to join teammates Garvey (33) Reggie Smith (32) and Ron Cey (30) in making the Dodgers the first team ever to boast four 30-HR hitters in one season. When he crosses the plate he is greeted by on-deck batter Glenn Burke who raises his hands and Baker matches him allegedly the first high five in history.
Jun 15, 1976 - The Cardinals send veteran Reggie Smith an All-Star the past two seasons to the Dodgers in exchange for C/outfielder Joe Ferguson and two minor leaguers. Smith a native Californian will continue his fine play for the Dodgers while Ferguson who spent the 2nd half of 1975 on the DL will be dealt to Houston at the end of the year. Whether or not it's because they got the short end of the deal the Cards will not make another trade with the Dodgers for more than a decade.
May 22, 1976 - Reggie Smith slams 3 homers and drives in 5 runs to give the Cardinals a 7-6 win over the Phillies. Smith's 3rd round tripper is a solo shot with 2 out in the 9th inning off Tug McGraw to give Al Hrabosky the win.
Jun 20, 1973 - Red Sox lead off batters Rick Miller and Reggie Smith belt homers off Milwaukee's Bill Parsons. In 1971 Smith also followed a leadoff homer with one of his own. Bill Lee makes the lead stand up in beating the Brewers Bill Parsons 3-2.
Apr 16, 1973 - At Fenway Boston's Reggie Smith homers from both sides of the plate during a 9-7 loss to Detroit.
Jul 2, 1972 - Reggie Smith homers from both sides of the plate as Boston beats Milwaukee 15-4.
May 1, 1971 - Against the Red Sox starter Minnesota Jim Perry serves up home run balls to the first two batters Luis Aparicio and Reggie Smith. This hasn't happened in the AL since 1962 when Perry was on the mound for Cleveland against the Twins. Perry shakes off his start to win 7-3 collecting 3 hits and scoring 3 runs himself.
Apr 6, 1971 - At Fenway Park the Red Sox take their second straight Opener against the Yankees winning 3-1. Boston's Ray Culp allows 5 hits in 9 innings in winning over Stan Bahnsen who gives up 2 runs in 7 innings. Reggie Smith has 3 hits and his throw to the plate in the 8th gets the last out.
Jul 18, 1970 - Milwaukee's Ted Kubiak has 7 RBIs-on a single double and grand slam-to lead the Brewers to a 10-5 win over the Red Sox at Fenway. The Red Sox blow a 5-1 lead reached when Yaz hits a 3-run homer and Reggie Smith solos. Sparky Lyle (0-4) is the loser allowing one run.
Jul 15, 1969 - Reggie Smith collects 5 straight hits in the opener stretching his hit streak to 21 and leading the Red Sox to 7-6 win over New York. He'll gets another hit in the nitecap a 41 win by New York's Stan Bahnsen (5-10) but his hit streak will stop tomorrow.
Jul 11, 1969 - The Red Sox swat the Orioles twice winning 7-4 and 12-3. Reggie Smith is 7-for-9 and stretches his hit streak to 19 games. Yastrzemski has a homer in each game as the Red Sox total 22 hits in the nitecap including 5 by Mike Andrews. Boston's outfield has 12 hits in game 2 to match the AL record.
Aug 20, 1967 - At Fenway Red Sox Reggie Smith joins the ranks of Mickey Mantle Pete Rose and others by hitting HRs left- and righthanded in a game with California. Yaz adds two three-run homers one in each game of the doubleheader. The Sox win the nitecap 9-8 after trailing 8-0.
Apr 14, 1967 - At Yankee Stadium Red Sox rookie Bill Rohr debuts and startles everyone by taking a no-hitter into the 9th inning. But Elston Howard lines a 3-2 pitch for a single to right-center with two outs. Carl Yastrzemski had kept the no-hitter alive with a spectacular grab of a Tom Tresh drive to deep LF to open the 9th. The Red Sox win 3-0 beating Whitey Ford who allows a lead off homer to Reggie Smith and a two-run homer to Foy.