» December 15, 1960: The Reds acquire pitchers Joey Jay and Juan Pizarro from the Braves for SS Roy McMillan and a player to be named later. Cincy then trades Pizarro and P Cal McLish to the White Sox for 3B Gene Freese. The two pitchers will win 24 games between them for the Sox in 1961, while Freese will have one good year in Cincy.
» 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.
» May 30, 1961: 3B Gene Freese hits two home runs, and Joey Jay and the Reds both win their 6th straight game, 87. Cincinnati completes a sweep of the Los Angeles, moving into a first-place tie with the Giants. Cincinnati will spend the rest of the season in first place.
» August 9, 1961: Cincinnati wins its 16th straight game against Philadelphia as Joey Jay blanks the Phils 50. It is the 13th loss in a row for the Quakers, their longest string of defeats since 1936: they've won just one in 19 games. Elio Chacon hits his first ML homer, off Don Ferrarese.
» August 15, 1961:
At L.A., the 2nd-place Reds Joey Jay (17-7) gives up three singles and two runs in the first and just three hits after that in subduing the first-place Dodgers, 52. Losing pitcher Sandy Koufax (13-8) almost adds another hit but is thrown out at 1B by RF Frank Robinson. Announcer Vin Scully says, "Sandy forgot to run."
» August 19, 1961:
The Reds surge to a 3-game lead in the National League by topping the Cards, 31, behind Joey Jay. They now lead by three games. The Reds get on the board in the 6th on Wally Post's homer, his 16th. He has now homered this year in every NL park.
» September 12, 1961:
At Milwaukee, the Reds Joey Jay beats his old team, 10, for his 20th victory of the year. He's the Reds 1st 20-game winner since Ewell Blackwell in 1947.
» October 5, 1961: Joey Jay's 4-hitter, Gordy Coleman's 2-run home run, and two RBI hits by Johnny Edwards lead Cincinnati to a 62 win and even the World Series.
» May 12, 1962:
At Crosley Field, the Reds' Joey Jay and the Pirates' Al McBean match goose eggs for nine innings before the Bucs push across two runs in the 10th. The Reds come back with three runs to win, 32. Frank Robinson drives in the winning run with a single.
» May 28, 1962: Reds pitcher Joey Jay drives home four runs with a homer and two singles to beat Houston, 96.
» August 3, 1962: With a pair of home runs for the 3rd straight game, the Mets Frank Thomas becomes the 2nd player in National League history with six home runs in three consecutive games. Cincy ace Joey Jay tees up the two solos for Thomas today, as the Reds win, 86.
» August 25, 1962: Winning for the 18th time in 21 gamesover Houston 76the Reds move within three games of first place. Joey Jay wins his 20th game.
» June 30, 1964: At Wrigley Field, the Reds Joey Jay allows just two hits but loses to the Cubs, 10. 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.
» August 11, 1964: At Crosley Field, Joey Jay strikes out 13 Dodgers as the Reds win, 42.
» September 28, 1965: Former Giant Bill White has four hits to lead the Cards to a 91 beating of the Giants. The Dodgers edge the Reds 21 on Lou Johnson's 12th inning home run off Joey Jay to move into 1st place by a game over San Francisco.
» June 15, 1966: Cincinnati trades P Joey Jay back to the Braves for P Hank Fischer.