» June 10, 1935: Paul Waner, Arky Vaughan, and Pep Young hit successive home runs in the 8th inning off Al Hollingsworth in the Pirates 14–1 win against the Reds. Arky Vaughan's homer is his 2nd of the day as he continues to lead the N.L. in hitting with a .400+ average.
» May 2, 1936:
Bucky Walters, infielder turned pitcher, holds the Reds to seven hits in seven 2/3 inning, and bats in the winning run to give the Phils a 4–3 win. Philadelphia scores all its runs in the 6th when they drive Al Hollingsworth, Cincy's leading pitcher, from the mound.
» May 28, 1936: At Wrigley Reds pitcher Al Hollingsworth stakes himself to a 4–0 lead by belting a grand slam off Chicago's Lon Warneke in the top of the 2nd. He then surrenders seven runs in the bottom of the frame and eventually loses, 11–5.
» June 13, 1938: In a stellar move for Cincinnati, Philadelphia's Bucky Walters is sold to the Reds for $55,000 plus players Virgil Davis and Al Hollingsworth.
» April 21, 1942:
Only 4 games are played in the ML, but all end in
shutouts: Pirate Rip Sewell blanks the Cubs 6-0;
Reds P Johnny Vander Meer beat the Cards 1-0
in 11 innings; Cleveland's Jim Bagby nips the Tigers
1-0, and the Browns Al Hollingsworth beats the
White Sox 3-0.
» April 21, 1943:
Travel restrictions limit the crowd to 4,000 in
St. Louis as the Browns Al Hollingsworth blanks the
White Sox 3-0, the Browns' 7th consecutive Opening