Boozer bounced between the minors and the Phillies five times on option, never able
to keep a starting slot. Despite occasional streaks of wildness, he saved 11 games
in relief for Philadelphia during his last two ML years.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»May 1, 1968:
Phillies P John Boozer is ejected by umpire Ed Vargo at Shea Stadium for throwing spitballs during his warm-up pitches. He is only the 2nd ML pitcher to be ejected from a game for throwing spitballs.