» October 11, 1946:
The Yankees send veteran Joe Gordon and Ed Bockman to Cleveland for 32-year-old pitcher Allie Reynolds (1115). Columnist Dan Daniel will later report that Larry MacPhail and Bucky Harris initially wanted Red Embree, but DiMaggio advised them to take Reynolds. The Chief will be a mainstay of the Yankees championship teams while Gordon will finish out the 1940s with three good years. The Yanks will put Embree in pinstripes in a year.
» April 23, 1947: Rudy York's two hits are it for Boston as the Yankees Allie Reynolds shuts out the Hubmen, 30. Boo Ferriss is the loser.
» May 22, 1947:
The Yankees beat Boston, 90, as Allie Reynolds fires his 2nd two-hit shutout over the Red Sox in a month. Harry Dorish is the loser.
» October 1, 1947:
New York's Allie Reynolds spaces 9 hits and coasts
to a 10-3 victory. Tom Henrich's solo HR in the
5th puts the game away for the Yankees.
» December 10, 1947: Cleveland sends pitcher Red Embree to the Yankees for outfielder Allie Clark. New York almost took Embree instead of Allie Reynolds in a trade a year ago.
» July 16, 1948:
The Browns frustrate the third-place Yanks, whipping Allie Reynolds, 104. Bob Dillinger leads the way with a bases loaded triple, three singles, two stolen bases and five RBI. Cliff Fannin holds the Yanks scoreless until Phil Rizzuto's homer in the 8th.
» August 31, 1948:
At Yankee Stadium, the Yanks score four runs in the 8th but the Browns come back with five in the 9th off Joe Page to make it close. But New York prevails, 109. 1B Henrich has a home run and an unassisted DP to help Allie Reynolds to the win. The Yanks remain a game behind the Red Sox.
» May 5, 1949:
Before the start of a series with the Yanks, the White Sox abandon their trick LF fence. The 5-foot chicken wire fence, erected to cut the distance by 20 feet, resulted in 11 home runs in eight games, but opponents hit seven of them. The American League will subsequently rule that fences cannot be moved more than once a season. The Yanks still win today, 75, to go 133. Tommy Henrich has the only homer, while Johnny Lindell, Yankee left fielder, twice makes catches that would've cleared the wire fence. Allie Reynolds, with help from Joe Page, is the winner.
» September 25, 1949:
Despite 71 injuries that kept players out of
games, Casey Stengel and his Yankees have been in
first place all season. But today the Red Sox
move into a tie for first place with a 4-1
victory over Allie Reynolds. Ted Williams hits his
43rd HR, and Mel Parnell wins his 25th game of the
season. The lefty is 16-3 at Fenway this year. Joe
DiMaggio listens to the game from a hospital, bedridden
with pneumonia. The Yankees return to New York and
are greeted at Grand Central Station by a huge crowd
of fans, including Mrs. Babe Ruth, who predicts, "Whoever
wins tomorrow should go all the way."
» October 1, 1949:
Alex Kellner wins his 20th to finish the
season as the A's first 20-game winner since
Lefty Grove in 1933. A future pitching trend is foretold
by the record of Yankee ace Allie Reynolds (17-6),
who finishes only 4 of 31 starts. Dave Koslo
of the Giants is the surprise ERA leader in the NL,
but his 2.50 mark contains not a single shutout.
» October 5, 1949:
In the Series opener at the stadium, the New York
Yankees and Allie Reynolds beat the Brooklyn Dodgers
1-0 on Tommy Henrich's 9th-inning HR off Don
Newcombe. Newcombe had struck out 11 and walked none
before Henrich's blast. Allie Reynolds gives up only
2 hits and fans 9.
» October 8, 1949:
Allie Reynolds relieves Lopat with 2 on and 2 out
in the 6th, strikes out Johnny Jorgensen on 3 pitches,
and then retires the next 9 batters. The Yankees win
» April 18, 1950:
At Fenway, Happy Chandler gives Ted Williams his MVP Award, and then Governor Paul Dever tosses out the first ball. To the delight of 31,822 fans, Boston rips starter Allie Reynolds with a five-run 4th inning to drive the Chief from the game and take a 90 over the Yankees. But the Yanks score four in the 6th off Mel Parnell and then, down 104, New York unloads for nine runs in the 8th. 2B Billy Martin (2-for-2) becomes the first player in history to get two base hits in one inning in his first ML game. He doubles against Mel Parnell on his first at bat in the 8th inning, and singles off Al Papai. Walt Masterson gives up Tommy Henrich's 2nd triple of the game before giving way to four more Sox hurlers. Boo Ferriss, pitching in his last game, allows the last two runs in the 9th inning as the Yanks chalk up a 1510 win, the biggest blown lead the Sox have ever had at Fenway (June 4, 1989, they'll blow a 10-run lad at home). DiMaggio, Berra, Vern Stephens, and Doerr each have three hits. Don Johnson is the winner, his last one for New York, with Joe Page pitching a perfect 8th and 9th in relief.
» April 21, 1950:
In Cleveland, before 79,570 fans, the 4th largest paid attendance to date, the Yankees take two from the Indians, winners of nine out of their last 11. In the opener, DiMaggio drives in six runs on two homers, one a grand slam, and the Yankees roll 145. New York collects 19 hits in the nitecap to win easily, 124. Eddie Lopat and Allie Reynolds each win their 4th of the year, as the Yankees now pace the AL by two 1/2 games.
» August 12, 1950: Allie Reynolds hits a bases loaded single and hurls the Yanks to a 72 win over the A's. The loss goes to Schieb, but Bobby Shantz pitches the last 6.2 innings and clouts his only career homer, off the Chief.
» August 27, 1950: Yankee Allie Reynolds hurls a 2-hitter in a 21 win over the White Sox.
» September 12, 1950: The Yankees blow a 6-run lead as Cleveland scores four in the ninth inning off Allie Reynolds to win, 87. Luke Easters 3-run HRhis second of the gameis the big blow, as the Yankees skid to second place, a half game behind Detroit and a half game ahead of Boston.
» October 5, 1950: Allie Reynolds and the Yankees win again over ace Robin Roberts 21 in 10 innings in Philadelphia. Joe DiMaggio's leadoff home run in the 10th inning is the game winner.
» May 3, 1951: In St. Louis, Gil McDougald hits a grand slam and a triple in the 9th, as the Yanks score 11 runs in the inning to rout St. Louis, 173. McDougald, destined to be Rookie of the Year, racks up six RBIs in the frame. Jackie Jensen follows McDougald's triple with one of his own, then homers after Gil's grand slam. Allie Reynolds is the winner.
» July 12, 1951: At Cleveland, Allie Reynolds of the NY Yankees no-hits Cleveland 10 for the first of his two no-hitters this season. Gene Woodlings seventh inning HR off loser Bob Feller is the difference in the 10 game. The Chief's no-hitter is the first by a Yankee since Monte Pearson in 1928. New York takes the nitecap behind Vic Raschi as Joe DiMaggio cinches it with a three-run homer off Chuck Stobbs.
» September 16, 1951:
At the Stadium, Joe DiMaggio's long triple off Bob Feller scores two runs in the 5th and Allie Reynolds holds on for a 51 New York win. The Yanks take over first place for good by a margin of .003 points over Cleveland.
» September 28, 1951: Allie Reynolds pitches his 2nd no-hitter of the season, defeating the Red Sox in Yankee Stadium 80. It is his 7th shutout of the year. With two outs in the 9th, Ted Williams hits a foul pop that catcher Yogi Berra drops. Williams then hits another foul fly that Berra grabs for the last out. The Chief is the first American League hurler with two no-hitters in a season; Vander Meer's pair in 1938 is the only other time a pitcher has thrown two in a season. In the 2nd game, the Yankees clinch their 3rd straight pennant under Casey Stengel as Vic Raschi wins 113 for his 21st victory. Mickey Mantle drives home three runs with a pair of doubles and Joe DiMaggio belts the final homer of his careera three run shot. The Yankees are three 1/2 games ahead of slumping Cleveland with two to play.
» October 4, 1951: In the opening game of the World Series, Monte Irvin steals home in the first inning and collects four hits. The Giants defeat Allie Reynolds and the Yankees 51 with Dave Koslo going all the way at Yankee Stadium. With the injured Mueller missing the World Series, Bobby Thomson switches to 1B and the Giants field the first black outfield of Hank Thompson, Monte Irvin and Willie Mays.
» October 8, 1951: The Yankees even up the World Series with a 62 win, with Allie Reynolds going the distance. Hitless in 11 at bats, DiMaggio collects a homer and single.
» October 4, 1952:
The Yankees draw even at home 2-0 behind the
shutout pitching of Allie Reynolds. Johnny Mize, inserted
at 1B, clubs a HR, single, double, and walk in 4 at
» October 7, 1952:
In Game 7 the Yankees take their 4th consecutive WS
championship, as Allie Reynolds, one of 3 relievers,
defeats Joe Black 4-2. Billy Martin saves the
day by snaring a 2-out, bases-loaded IF pop off the
bat of Jackie Robinson. Gil Hodges goes hitless again
and is 0-for-21 in the Series. Each Yank will receive
a winners' share of $6,026, and each Dodger, a losers'
share of $4,200.
» May 22, 1953: Yanks OF Irv Noren ends the game by lining back to P Bob Porterfield, who starts a triple play, as the Senators beat the Yankees 124. The Nats score five in the 1st inning off Allie Reynolds. Washington tallies 18 hits including a 3-run homer and 2-run double by Clyde Vollmer. Johnny Mize hits pinch single in the 9th, his 5th pinch single in a row, breaking a mark set by Cleveland's Les Fleming in 1947. Mize has had a walk and been hit by a pitch in his last seven pinch appearances.
» August 21, 1953:
ML player reps Ralph Kiner (NL) and Allie Reynolds (AL) hire labor leader John Norman Lewis at $15,000
per annum to give legal advice to players in their negotiations with the owners.
» April 13, 1954:
In the presidential opener in Washington, President Dwight D. Eisenhower is thrilled by Mickey Vernon's 10th inning 2-run homer off Allie Reynolds which beats the Yankees 53. Ike skipped last year's opener, which was rained out, and the political hue and cry was so great he made sure he tossed out the first ball today. Chuck Stobbs and Whitey Ford start the game, but the winning Nats pitcher is reliever Sonny Dixon. Hank Bauer, with two singles, drives in all three Yankee runs.
» May 2, 1954:
At Yankee Stadium, Detroit's Bill Hoeft pitches a 5-inning one hitter to win 40. A 5th inning double by Andy Carey is the only safety for the Yanks as rain shortens to contest. The Yanks take the opener, 124, scoring six runs in the 3rd inning. Allie Reynolds is the winner with six innings of relief.
» May 16, 1954:
The Orioles draw a record Memorial Stadium crowd of 46,796 for a doubleheader with the Yankees. Allie Reynolds wins the opener for New York, 20, on three hits, before Don Larsen stops the Yankees, 62 in the nitecap.
» May 22, 1954: At Yankee Stadium, Allie Reynolds tosses a 7-hit shutout over the Red Sox to win 70. Mickey Mantle is the offense, going 4-for-5 with four RBIs. Mick will knock in 10 runs in the 3-game series against the Red Sox.
» July 30, 1954:
Against Allie Reynolds, 3B Bob Kennedy hits the first grand slam for the new Baltimore Orioles. The Orioles surpass the top season attendance the Browns had in their 52 years, as they draw 27,385 for the game, giving them 7,000 more than the 712,918 St. Louis drew in 1922.