» May 4, 1960: The Cubs make a trade—with WGN—plucking Lou Boudreau out of the broadcast booth to replace Charlie Grimm (6-11) as manager, Jolly Cholly takes Lou's chair behind the mike. The Cubs win, 5–1, over the Pirates as Dick Ellsworth gains his first ML victory.
» May 15, 1961: The Alou brothers and Orlando Cepeda lead an 18-hit attack as San Francisco overpowers the Cubs, 14–1. Dick Ellsworth gives up six runs in the 1st without retiring a batter. Cepeda hits two homers and a double and drives in five runs, while Felipe Alou hits his 1st grand slam and brother Matty Alou his first ML homer. Matty will combine with Jesus Alou in 1965 to homer in the same game. Mike McCormick is the easy winner.
» August 14, 1961: The Phillies lose their 17th straight game, 9–2 to the Cubs Dick Ellsworth. It is the 11th straight complete game pitched against Philadelphia.
» August 26, 1962:
At Chicago, Dick Ellsworth stops the Braves 4–1 and stops Hank Aaron's hitting streak of 25 games. The Cubs tie a major-league record and set an National League mark with three straight sacrifice bunts in the 6th inning following a bunt single by Ellsworth. Hubbs lays down the first sac bunt, and is safe on a fielder's choice.
» September 29, 1962:
Cubs attendance climbs to 2,870 but the Mets beat the Cubs, 3–2, handing Dick Ellsworth his 20th loss of the year. Bob Miller, completes his first game in 37 starts and snaps a 12-game losing streak. Banks hits his 37th.
» May 9, 1963: Ernie Banks becomes the first National League 1B to register 22 putouts (and 23 chances) in a game, as the Cubs beat Pittsburgh 3–1 on Dick Ellsworth's 2-hitter. Singles in the 2nd and 9th are the only Buc safeties, as they pound Ellsworth's slider into the ground.
» May 19, 1963:
The Cubs beat the Braves, 3–2, behind Dick Ellsworth. Hank Aaron's 2-run home run in the 8th breaks his shutout.
» May 31, 1963: Wes Covington's swinging bunt in the 5th inning is the only Phillie hit off Dick Ellsworth as the Cubs righty wins, 2–0.
» June 9, 1963:
Ernie Banks bangs solo homers off Sandy Koufax, in the 2nd and the 5th at Wrigley, and the Cubs kayo the ace with six earned runs in five 2/3 innings. But Sandy gets no decision as the Dodgers outslug the Cubs, 11–8. Larry Sherry is the winner over Cubs ace Dick Ellsworth, who has his worst outing of the year.
» July 28, 1963:
Chicago Dick Ellsworth strikes out 10 Cardinals, including Stan Musial three times, in a 5–1 win.
» August 7, 1963: At Chicago, Sandy Koufax lock horns for the 2nd time this year with Dick Ellsworth, a battle that ends in a 1–1 draw. Koufax is removed with one out in the 10th inning, while Ellsworth is replaced after the 10th. The Dodgers go on to win, 3–1 over the Cubs with neither starter getting a decision.
» September 28, 1963: Chicago's Dick Ellsworth wins his 22nd game, allowing five hits to beat Milwaukee, 4–1.
» September 13, 1964: St. Louis becomes the first National League club to score in each inning since the Giants did it on June 1, 1923. They coast, 15–2, at Wrigley Field with Curt Simmons improving his record to 15–9. Dick Ellsworth goes to 14-15 for Chicago. Julian Javier, Lou Brock, and Mike Shannon homer for the Birds.
» May 15, 1965:
Cubs P Dick Ellsworth throws a one-hitter at the Dodgers, but unfortunately the lone hit is a three-run pinch home run by Al Ferrara in the 8th inning that gives Los Angeles a 3–1 win.
» May 23, 1965: The Dodgers score two in the 1st off Bob Buhl, but then are shut out for the next 15 innings by Cubs pitching. Chicago scores in the 6th and 9th and finally in the 16th on a bases loaded walk to George Altman. Dick Ellsworth is the winner over Howie Reed in the longest game of the year.
» December 7, 1966: The Cubs trade P Dick Ellsworth to the Phils for P Ray Culp and cash.
» December 15, 1967:
The Red Sox trade C Mike Ryan and cash to the Phillies for P Dick Ellsworth and C/1B Gene Oliver.
» April 17, 1968:
At Boston, Carl Yastrzemski hits his 4th homer and Dick Ellsworth stops the White Sox, 2–0. After Yaz's homer, Chicago pitchers give him three straight intentional walks.
» April 19, 1969:
Boston trades last year's 1B Ken Harrelson and pitchers Dick Ellsworth and Juan Pizarro to Cleveland for pitchers Sonny Siebert and Vincente Romo and C Joe Azcue.