» September 10, 1964: The Phils split a 2-game series with the Cards and build a 6-game lead in the National League on Chris Short's 5–1 win. Short strikes out 12 throwing no curves to win his 16th. A pivotal play is 3B Dick Allen's stop and throw out of Javier's sharp grounder with two men on in the 2nd.
» May 29, 1965:
Dick Allen cranks a 529-foot home run over the left CF roof at Connie Mack Stadium in the 1st inning off Chicago's Larry Jackson. The Phils win 4–2.
» July 3, 1965: Pre-game horseplay between Phillies teammates Frank Thomas and Richie Allen turns serious when Thomas swings a bat at Allen. Allen recovers enough to hit a 3-run triple in the 7th and Thomas hits a pinch homer to tie the game in the 8th inning. But the Reds prevail 10–8. Following the game, the Phils release Thomas, who has had a history of irritating players before the incident with Allen, and he signs with Houston.
» April 29, 1966: In a 5–1 win over Chicago, Phils star Dick Allen dislocates his right shoulder while sliding. The Phils will go 11-13 while he is out of lineup.
» July 12, 1967: Reds 3B Tony Perez ends the longest All-Star Game (15 innings, three hours and 41 minutes) with a home run off Catfish Hunter. home runs by National League 3B Richie Allen and American League 3B Brooks Robinson account for the other runs in a 2–1 NL triumph.
» August 24, 1967: While pushing a car, Philadelphia's Richie Allen suffers a severe injury when he pushes his had through the headlight. It will sideline him for the remainder of the season. The Phils will go 14–21 without him.
» July 14, 1968:
In front of 57,011 at bat day at Shea, the Phils take two to stretch their win streak to 6. Rick Wise wins, 5–3, and then Grant Jackson fans 13 to win, 9–2, in his first complete game ever. Richie Allen knocks in three runs in each game with a pair of homers. John Briggs belts a pair in the nitecap.
» August 16, 1968:
Philadelphia's Richie Allen ties an National League record by drawing five bases on balls in one game, but the Dodgers win 7–5.
» August 19, 1968: Bob Gibson pitches the Cardinals to a 2–0 win over the Phillies. Gibson strikes out Dick Allen four times, the 7th time this season the Phils' sluggers has K'ed four times. He will strike out a career-high 161 times this season.
» September 29, 1968:
Phils OF Dick Allen ends the year with a bang, hitting three homers including a grand slam to drive in seven runs at New York. Philadelphia wins 10–3.
» June 24, 1969: Richie Allen is fined $2,500 and suspended indefinitely when he fails to appear for the Phillies twi-night doubleheader game with the Mets. Allen had gone to New Jersey in the morning to see a horse race and got caught in traffic trying to return. He will stay suspended until July 20. Allen picked up a $1000 fine in May when, for two straight days, he reportedly arrived at the ballpark after the game had started. Without Allen, the Phils drop a pair, 2–1 and 5–0. Larry Hisle's homer in the opener off Tom Seaver is the only Phils score. Jim McAndrew is the winner in the nitecap, allowing two hits in eight innings.
» July 19, 1969: Phillie Dick Allen's suspension ends, but he incurs a $12,000 fine.
» July 30, 1969:
Using five homers, the Braves thrash the Phils, 6–3, in game 1. Felipe Alou and Hank Aaron homer and Bob Tillman, hitting .187, hits three in a row. Aaron's blast is the 537th of his career and moves him past Mickey Mantle on the all-time list. The Phils win the nitecap, 4–3. Dick Allen homers in the 2nd inning and follows a Johnny Callison homer in the 8th with his 2nd shot of the game.
» August 7, 1969: Phils' manager Bob Skinner quits saying he had little front office support in his attempts to discipline slugger Dick Allen. Coach George Myatt will manage the team for the rest of the season.
» August 16, 1969:
The Phillies rack up their 4th straight shutout victory when Rick Wise pitches a 4-hitter to defeat the Astros, 7–0. The Phils set a modern club record with the streak. Dick Allen has a homer and Wise joins in with a homer and a single.
» August 17, 1969:
The Phils streak of four shutouts and 39 consecutive scoreless innings ends when Astros OF Sandy Valdespino steals home in the 1st. Dick Allen and Rader match homers as the Astros win, 3–2.
» September 11, 1969: The Cubs take a 1–0 lead into the 3rd inning against the Phils when, with a 3–2 count on Dick Allen and runners on 1st and 2nd, pitcher Dick Selma unexpectedly throws to 3B instead of to home. The throws sails over the head of a surprised Ron Santo and the Phils Tony Taylor scores the tying run. Selma and Santo had practiced the move in spring training, but had never used it during the season. The Phils go on to win again over Chicago.
» October 7, 1969: The Cards trade outfielders Curt Flood and Byron Browne, P Joe Hoerner, and C Tim McCarver to Philadelphia for 1B Richie Allen, 2B Cookie Rojas, and P Jerry Johnson.
» May 23, 1970:
Dick Allen belts two homers to drive in all the runs as the Cardinals beat the Phillies, 3–1. Bob Gibson allows four hits and strikes out 16.
» October 5, 1970:
St. Louis trades controversial slugger Dick Allen to Los Angeles for 2B Ted Sizemore and C Bob Stinson.
» December 2, 1971: The teams keep trading. Among those changing teams are Doyle Alexander (Baltimore), Dick Allen (White Sox), Tommy John (LA), and John Mayberry (KC).
» June 4, 1972:
In game two of a doubleheader in Chicago, pinch hitter Dick Allen connects with two on and two out in the 9th inning and drives a Sparky Lyle pitch into the LF upper deck for a dramatic 5–4 White Sox win over the Yankees.
» July 31, 1972: Dick Allen becomes the first player since 1950 (Hank Thompson) to hit two inside-the-park homers in a game. Minnesota's Bert Blyleven is on the mound in the first and the 5th when Allen connects past Danny Darwin in CF. Chicago wins, 8–1 behind Stan Bahnsen, with Allen driving in five with his homers.
» August 23, 1972: Chicago's Dick Allen becomes the 4th ML player (Jimmie Foxx, Hank Greenberg, and Alex Johnson are the others) to hit one into the CF bleachers in Comiskey Park when he connects off New York's Lindy McDaniel. The 2-run homer in the 7th ices the 5–2 win for the Sox. In 1972, all the Chicago Wednesday games are in the afternoon, and Harry Caray announces them while sitting in the CF bleachers. Allen's drive misses Caray by just a few rows.
» September 11, 1972: Dick Allen's club record 34th home run gives the White Sox their only two runs as they beat KC, 2–1. Hovely's home run in the 9th is the Royals only score.
» November 15, 1972: The White Sox Dick Allen wins the American League MVP Award by an overwhelming margin over Joe Rudi of the A's. Allen led the league in home runs (37), RBI (113), walks (99), and slugging (.603).
» February 27, 1973: White Sox slugger Dick Allen signs a 3-year contract for an estimated $250,000 per year, making him the highest-paid player in ML history.
» June 28, 1973: During a 2–0 win over the Angels, White Sox star Dick Allen breaks his leg in a collision with Mike Epstein at 1B. Allen will come to bat only five more times all season.
» June 15, 1974:
Baltimore beats the White Sox, 4–3, in 11 innings. Don Baylor enters the game in the 9th as a pinch runner and makes the record books with a steal and twice getting caught stealing, thanks to misplays by the Sox. Bobby Grich opens with a single and Tommy Davis singles him to 3B. Davis is then picked off, but an error by Dick Allen at 1B allows both runners to move up. After an out, Ellie Hendricks singles Davis home and Baylor pinch runs. Baylor gets caught stealing second but 2B Ron Santo drops the throw from Ed Herrmann. Baylor then swipes 3B and, following a intentional walk to Brooks Robinson, he is caught stealing home, Herrmann unassisted. Andy Etchebarren strikes out to end the unique frame. Baylor's mark is a ML record, but will be matched four times in the National League between 1987 and 1992.
» August 21, 1974: Red Sox pitcher Roger Moret earns a new contract from Tom Yawkey today by tossing a one-hitter against the visiting White Sox, to win, 4–0. Dick Allen's 7th inning single is the lone hit as Moret strikes out 12.
» September 13, 1974:
With 16 games remaining, the enigmatic Dick Allen of the White Sox announces he is quitting the team. His 32 home runs, the last of which was hit August 16th, will still be enough to lead the American League.
» December 3, 1974:
The frustrated White Sox unload controversial Dick Allen to the Braves for a reported $5,000. Allen never reports and retires instead. Richie Ashburn will help coax Allen out of retirement and he'll play two disappointing seasons back in Philadelphia before going to Oakland as a free agent.
» May 7, 1975: The Braves trade C Johnny Oates, along with the contract of Dick Allen, to the Phillies for two players and cash. Allen had refused to report to Atlanta following his trade from the White Sox on December 3, 1974, and announced his retirement.
» September 26, 1976: In the last big league games at Jarry Park, the Phillies beat the Expos, 4–1, in the first game of a doubleheader to clinch the National League East title. Philley takes the nitecap, 2–1. Following the 2nd game, Dick Allen jumps the team in protest of the fact that veteran Tony Taylor is not listed on the post-season roster.
» March 28, 1978: The A's release Dick Allen, ending his stormy 15-year career which produced 351 home runs, 1,119 RBI, a .292 batting average, and a .534 slugging mark.
» September 28, 1987:
Kevin Seitzer goes 2-for-4 in Kansas City's 5–1 loss to Seattle to become the first rookie since Tony Oliva and Dick Allen in 1964 to collect 200 hits.
» September 13, 1991: Toronto OF Joe Carter drives in a run in the Blue Jays' 7-6 victory over the A's, becoming the 1st player in history to reach the 100 plateau in three consecutive seasons with three different teams. Nine players (Dick Allen, Orlando Cepeda, Rocky Colavito, Goose Goslin, Rogers Hornsby, Reggie Jackson, Lee May, Al Simmons, and Vic Wertz) have collected 100 RBI with three teams, but none consecutively.