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Ron Fairly from the Chronology
Jul 7, 1975 - In an 8-6 loss to the Cardinals Giants catcher Marc Hill-as well as the Cards-ties a mark last accomplished in 1905 when he tags out three Cards runners at home on throws from the outfield. The three Cards dealt out are: Ken Reitz in the first inning. on a throw from LF Gary Thomasson. Reitz tries scoring from 2B on a Mike Tyson single; Ron Fairly in the 6th inning thrown out by RF Bobby Murcer on a Tyson fly ball; Bake McBride in the 7th thrown out by LF Chris Arnold when he tries to score on a Willie Davis fly.
Aug 1, 1974 - With the Cards (54-50) toppling the Pirates 5-2 in 11 innings the Phils beat the visiting Expos to remain tied for 1st in the East. Del Unser's 3-run homer is the big blow in support of Wayne Twichell's 6th win in 9 decisions. Ron Fairly has a homer his 11th for the Expos.
Jun 11, 1969 - Maury Wills returns to Los Angeles with OF Manny Mota. IF Paul Popovich and OF Ron Fairly are traded to Montreal. The Expos then send Popovich to the Cubs for OF Adolfo Phillips and P Jack Lamabe. Adolfo popular with his teammates shakes hands with everyone while leaving except manager Leo Durocher.
Oct 6, 1965 - Minnesota's 6-run 3rd inning routs Dodger Don Drysdale subbing for Koufax and sparks an 8-2 Twins win in the first game of the WS. Jim Grant gets the win allowing just one hit a HR by Ron Fairly. Mincher and Versalles homer for the Twins. Koufax sits out the opener because it is the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur.
Oct 2, 1962 - Just 25321 fans are on hand at Dodger Stadium to see Drysdale (25-9) and Sanford (24-7) square off. After 35 straight scoreless innings the Dodgers break through for 7 runs in the 6th to lead San Francisco by 2. The Giants score twice in the 8th but a 9th-inning sacrifice fly by Ron Fairly sends Maury Wills home with the winning run 8-7. The Giants tie an NL record by using 8 hurlers in a 9-inning game. At 4 hours and 18 minutes the game is the longest 9-inning affair in NL history.