» May 17, 1955:
At St. Louis, Cards rookie Larry Jackson hands the Dodgers their first shutout, stopping the league leaders, 3–0. St. Louis takes advantage of the removal of the screen from the RF pavilion by banging two homers -- by Red Schoendienst and Ken Boyer -- into the sector, 310 feet away.
» March 11, 1956: At Al Lang Field in St. Petersburg, there are no maybes about it as Mickey Mantle hits a Grapefruit League pitch from Larry Jackson over the left field wall into the bay. The Yanks top the Cards 4–3. Musial contends, "no home run has ever cleared my head by as much as long as I can remember." He'll hit another at Al Lang Field on March 20th off Bob Mave to that also lands in the water. Mantle will clock a 500-foot shot in Miami on the 24th against the Dodgers.
» June 12, 1957:
Cardinal Stan Musial plays in his 823rd game for a new NL consecutive-game streak, beating Gus Suhr's record. Larry Jackson beats the Phils 4-0 to improve his record to 8-2; he has now beaten every NL team this season.
» July 6, 1958:
With the bases loaded in the ninth inning, Cards reliever Larry Jackson hits Jim Davenport with a pitch to hand the Giants a 5-4 win. In the same situation the day before, Jackson walked Willie Kirkland to lose 5-4.
» May 20, 1960:
Love that home cooking. The Cards, 2–17 on the road, win their 10th in 13 decisions at home, beating the Reds and starter Jim O'Toole, 6–1. With the bases loaded, Stan Musial hits a line drive back at Cincy reliever Joe Nuxhall, who deliberately drops the ball in order to start a DP. The umps rule Nuxhall did it on purpose and Musial is out. The runners return to their bases. Larry Jackson is the winner.
» March 27, 1961: In a spring training game Cardinals P Larry Jackson suffers a broken jaw when hit by a fragment of Dodger Duke Snider's broken bat. Jackson will be sidelined four weeks.
» September 28, 1962: The Giants are rained out and the Dodgers are reined in by the Cardinals 3–2. Larry Jackson gives up 12 hits but pitches a complete game win. The loss shrinks the Dodgers lead to one 1/2 games. Maury Wills' swipes second in the 3rd for his major-league record 104th of the year. He also ties for the National League lead with Bill Virdon for times caught stealing (13).
» October 17, 1962: Pitchers Larry Jackson and Lindy McDaniel and C Jimmie Schaffer are traded by St. Louis to the Cubs for P Don Cardwell, OF George Altman, and C Moe Thacker.
» June 20, 1963: Larry Jackson allows just four Houston hits, and Billy Williams cracks two homers and a double, as the Cubs win, 5–0. Former Cub Dick Drott is the loser.
» June 30, 1964: At Wrigley Field, the Reds Joey Jay allows just two hits but loses to the Cubs, 1–0. Larry Jackson does him one better, allowing just one hit and driving in the lone run with a single. Jackson's no hit bid is stopped in the 7th when Pete Rose singles.
» September 5, 1964:
Ernie Banks belts a double and homer in the same inning, and the Cubs use the big score to beat the Cards, 8–5. Mike Cuellar takes the loss against Larry Jackson.
» October 4, 1964: Larry Jackson's 9–2 victory over the Giants is his 24th win for the Cubs, the most ever for an 8th-place team. He also sets a major-league record for pitchers by fielding 109 chances during the season without an error. Walter Johnson fielded 103 chances without an error in 1913.
» April 12, 1965:
On opening day in Chicago, the Cards hand Bob Gibson a 5-run lead in the 1st inning against Larry Jackson. But the wind is blowing out and the game ends after 11 innings called because of darkness. The standoff is 10–10. For the Cubs, Roberto Pena makes three errors in seven chances but is 3-for-6 with home run and double. Ernie Banks hits the only other home run.
» 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.
» August 19, 1965: In a magnificent performance, Reds P Jim Maloney's records his 2nd 10-inning no-hit effort of 1965. It is another 0–0 duel through nine innings, until Reds SS Leo Cardenas homers off the LF foul pole in the 10th at Wrigley Field. Maloney sets a no-hit record by allowing 10 walks, and fans 12 in Cincinnati's 1–0 win. Larry Jackson is the losing pitcher.
» September 18, 1965:
Larry Jackson of the Cubs beats the Mets, 4–3, for his 11th straight win over New York.
» September 23, 1965: A 20-game winner in 1964, Larry Jackson loses his 20th game of 1965, as the Phillies sweep a twin bill from the Cubs, 11–5 and 7–4. Jackson is the first pitcher since Murry Dickson of the 1951-52 Pirates to follow a 20-win season with 20 losses.
» April 21, 1966: The 1–7 Cubs trade veteran pitchers Larry Jackson and Bob Buhl to Philadelphia for young P Ferguson Jenkins, OF Adolfo Phillips, and 1B/OF John Herrnstein. "It's the best deal we could've made," says Phils manager Gene Mauch. "I think it complemented our staff exactly the way we wanted." Jenkins was 2–1 for the Phils in 1965 after being brought up from Arkansas (PCL), but he'll go into the Hall of Fame as a Cub.
» June 20, 1967: The Phillies Larry Jackson gives up just one hit, a 2nd-inning double to Tommy Davis, in topping the Mets 4–0. It is Jackson's 18th.
» April 7, 1969:
The Expos get SS Bobby Wine from the Phils as a replacement for P Larry Jackson, who retired instead of going to Montreal in the expansion draft. Wine will play regularly for three years.