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    Jul 18, 1969 - At Crosley Field‚ the Astros take a 9-0 lead after batting in the 6th‚ only to lose‚ 10-9. The Reds score a run in the 6th‚ 2 in the 7th‚ and tie it with 6 in the 8th. Cincy wins it in the 11th when Ted Savage drives in a run off Jack Billingham.

    Apr 23, 1968 - The Cubs make a canny trade acquiring P Phil Regan and OF Jim Hickman from the Dodgers for OF Ted Savage and P Jim Ellis.

    Aug 31, 1967 - Before a crowd of 4‚992 at Wrigley Field‚ rookies Tom Seaver and Rich Nye battle for 10 innings to a 1-1 tie. In the bottom of the 11th‚ the Cubs put 2 aboard with no outs and Ted Savage attempts to bunt. With the count 1-2‚ Durocher lifts Savage for Al Spangler‚ who slaps a single to give the Cubs a 2-1 win over the Mets. Pinch runner Fergie Jenkins scores the run.

    May 20, 1967 - At Wrigley‚ the Cubs pound Los Angeles‚ 20-3 to give Ken Holtzman (5-0) a win before he leaves tomorrow for a 6-month tour of duty in the Army. The hitting stars are Adolpho Phillips with 6 RBI‚ Randy Hundley with a grand slam‚ and Glenn Beckert with a double and an inside-the-park HR. Rounding out the scoring is Ted Savage's steal of home. In the Dodger dugout in 7th inning‚ Don Drysdale waves a white handkerchief of surrender. Holtzman will pitch on weekend passes and tack on another 4 wins without a loss.

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