|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» June 22, 1944:
Ron Northey homers in the top of the 15th for a 1-0 Phillies win over the Braves.
» May 3, 1947: The Cards trade Harry Walker to the Phillies for OF Ron Northey. Although batting only .200 with the Cards, Walker will hit .371 for the Phils in 130 games to finish the season with a league-leading .363 batting average.
» July 20, 1947: The choice rhubarb of the year occurs when umpire Beans Reardon signals that Ron Northey's long fly has gone into the stands. Northey jogs around the bases only to discover C Bruce Edwards awaiting him with the ball. The Cardinals protest is upheld, but the Dodgers will win the replay.
» September 18, 1950: At Ebbets Field, Dodgers Tommy Brown hits three HRs in his team’s losing effort. He is the third Dodger this year to clout three homers in one game. The Cubs Ron Northey hits his third lifetime pinch grand slam—a record—to give Chicago a 9–7 win.
» July 30, 1957: Ron Northey hits his ninth pinch-hit HR, off Buster Freeman, enabling the Phillies to beat the Reds 8-5.
» May 30, 1975: Willie McCovey's grand slam lifts the Padres over the Mets 6–2. It is McCovey's 3rd career pinch slam, tying the major-league record held by Ron Northey and Rich Reese. It is Stretch's 16th lifetime bases-loaded homer, tying the NL record held by Hank Aaron.