» July 13, 1962: In Kansas City, the Red Sox outlast the A's, 1110, in 15 innings. Boston collects 21 hits to KC's 20. Lou Clinton wins the marathon with an RBI single and adds the cycle as he goes 5-for-7. Dick Radatz is the winner over Ed Rackow. KC catcher Haywood Sullivan is 4-for-4 before leaving for a pinch runner in the 10th.
» September 9, 1962: Boston's Lou Clinton makes four stellar grabs in the outfield and adds a homer, triple and single as the Red Sox trip the Yankees, 93 in 16 innings at the Stadium. Dick Radatz takes over for Hal Kolstad and pitches nine innings of relief before leaving in the 16th for a pinch hitter.
» April 16, 1964: At Yankee Stadium, Whitey Ford pitches 11 innings in losing to the Red Sox, 43. Bob Tillman, with three singles, triples in the 11th, and pinch runner Roman Mejias scores on wild pitch. Bob Heffner pitches the bottom of the 11th, with Dick Radatz getting the win.
» June 17, 1964: The Red Sox lead New York, 31, in the 8th when Mickey Mantle reaches Dick Radatz for a homer into the RF bleachers. New York scores again in the 9th to tie, but the Bosox win in 12 innings, 43. Radatz is the winner, his 4th straight over New York.
» 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.
» May 10, 1965: At Fenway Park, the 9th place Yankees lose again, 32, when Carl Yastrzemski outhits a hobbling Mickey Mantle. Yaz hits a pair of homers and sacrifice fly, while Mantle is 3-for-4 with a homer. After Mantle doubles with two outs in the 9th, starter Jim Lonborg is lifted and Dick Radatz gets the final out. It is Lonborg's first major league win. Before the game the Yankees trade INF Pedro Gonzalez to Cleveland in exchange for 1B Ray Barker. Barker will help fill in for the injured Maris.
» May 14, 1965: At Fenway, the Tigers score four runs in the 10th inning off reliever Dick Radatz to win 128. Terry Fox is the winner. For the 2nd game in a row, Willie Horton clouts two home runs and drives in five runs for Detroit. For Boston, Carl Yastrzemski hits for the cycle, and adds a 2nd homer.
» October 3, 1965:
The Yanks win at Boston as Tony Kubek goes 3-for-4 and clouts a 9th inning homer off Dick Radatz in his final major league at bat. The 29-year-old will be diagnosed over the winter as having three crushed vertebrae, the result of a childhood football injury. He will quit rather than risk further injury,
» June 2, 1966: Boston trades P Dick Radatz to the Indians for pitchers Don McMahon and Lee Stange.
» June 15, 1969: The Mets help their power needs by adding 1B Donn Clendenon. The 33-year-old had refused a January trade that would send him from Montreal to Houston, but agrees to go to New York. The Expos receive Steve Renko, Kevin Collins, and two minor leaguers. The Expos also purchase P Dick Radatz from the Tigers.
» June 7, 1973:
The Yankees trade three players -- 1B Frank Tepedino, OF Wayne Nordhagen and a player to be named -- to the Atlanta Braves for P Pat Dobson. Dobson had struggled in his one year in Atlanta after the Braves had acquired him from the Orioles. The player to be named will turn out to be 2Alan Closter and Dave Cheadle. The Yanks also purchase 30-year-old Sam McDowell (12) from the San Francisco Giants for $100,000+. McDowell, who will later admit to a drinking problem (teammate Dick Radatz later remarked, "We thought he was just stupid. It turned out he was never sober") will pitch two seasons in New York before being released.