The broad-shouldered reliever and swingman played a small role in helping the Dodgers
to the 1965 pennant, winning a career-high seven games. Though troubled by a bad
arm after 1966, he persevered.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»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.