A reliever with a blistering fastball, Reynolds worked for seven different organizations but earned all his ML wins with the Orioles in 1973-74, going 7-5 each year. In '73 he had career bests in ERA (1.95) and saves (9). (JCA)
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»July 27, 1973:
In the first game of a twinbill, Cleveland's George Hendrick singles in the 8th to stop Jim Palmer's no-hit bid. Palmer and the O's coast to a 9–0 win. The Tribe takes the nitecap, 5–2, with Bob Reynolds getting the W.
»July 1, 1976: The Indians paste the Toledo Mud Hens 13–1 in an exhibition game in Toledo. Manager Frank Robinson, hitting as the DH, flies out to CF and, while returning to the dugout, exchanges angry words with Hens P Bob Reynolds. Suddenly, Robby flattens Reynolds with a right-left combination and is quickly ejected from the game.