» December 8, 1959:
Two days after trading Norm Cash, the White Sox send young OF Johnny Callison to the Phillies for veteran infielder Gene Freese. This ranks as one of the Phils' better trades.
» May 4, 1961: At Crosley Field, Reds pitcher Joey Jay pitches a one-hitter to beat the Phils, 40. Johnny Callison's 1st-inning single is the only hit.
» September 14, 1962:
The Phillies top St. Louis 21 on Johnny Callison's 9th inning home run. Callison also hit a game-winning home run in last night's 21 win over Milwaukee.
» June 9, 1963:
The Phils score five runs in the 9th inning on homers by Don Demeter, Jim Lemon and Johnny Callison to tie the Reds 77. Philadelphia scores again in the 10th inning to win 87.
» June 27, 1963:
The Phillie Ray Culp (10-5) beats the Pirates 134, but CF Tony Gonzalez's streak of 205 straight errorless games ends with a 7th-inning muff. Johnny Callison hits for the cycle for the only time in his career. Callison adds a walk and a throw from RF to catcher Dalrymple in the 4th that nips a runner. Dalrymple homers in the 8th.
» May 20, 1964: Led by Johnny Callison's 5-for-5, the Phillies snap Juan Marichal's 12-game win streak and beat the Giants in San Francisco, 72.
» July 7, 1964: Johnny Callison's 9th-inning 3-run home run off Dick Radatz caps a 4-run rally and gives the National League a 74 win in the All-Star Game at Shea Stadium. This evens the series at 17.
» September 27, 1964: Despite three home runs by Johnny Callison, the Phils are 148 losers to the Braves, who complete a 4-game sweep at Connie Mack Stadium. The Phils' 7th straight loss drops them out of first, which they had held for 73 days. Milwaukee tallied 22 hits10 against Jim Bunning in four inningsand four relievers. Joe Torre has two hits including his 20th homer.
» November 24, 1964: 3B Ken Boyer of the Cardinals is voted National League MVP, with 243 votes to 187 for Philadelphia OF Johnny Callison.
» June 6, 1965: In the 2nd game of a doubleheader, the Phils Johnny Callison hits three home runs at Wrigley Field to give the Phils a 109 victory over Chicago. The Phils do enough to win the opener as well, 21.
» July 30, 1969:
Using five homers, the Braves thrash the Phils, 63, 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, 43. Dick Allen homers in the 2nd inning and follows a Johnny Callison homer in the 8th with his 2nd shot of the game.
» April 10, 1970: The Cubs are down 10 with two out in 9th to Montreal when Ron Santo singles and Johnny Callison homers for the 21 win. The Cubs will lose tomorrow then win 11 straight to take over 1st place. During the streak, however, they will suffer the loss of Randy Hundley when he is rammed at home by the Cards Carl Taylor. Hundley will tear his knee and will be out month, then two more, until July 10, with surgery.
» January 19, 1972:
The Yankees acquire veteran Johnny Callison on a conditional basis from the Cubs. They'll end up keeping him and completing the deal by shipping Jack Aker to the Cubs on May 17.
» June 26, 1972: Detroit's Bill Slayback makes his ML debut a good one, allowing no hits for seven innings against the Yankees. Johnny Callison's single in the 8th is the first hit, but Detroit hangs on to a 43 win.