|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» November 28, 1969: Los Angeles 2B Ted Sizemore becomes the 7th Dodger to win National League Rookie of the Year honors.
» August 7, 1972: When Cleon Jones misses a shoestring catch in the bottom of the 13th inning, Ted Sizemore races around with an inside-the-park homer to give the Cards a 3–2 win over the 2nd place Mets. Diego Segui, in relief of Bob Gibson who pitches 10 innings, is the winner. Mets 2B Ken Boswell has no chances to tie a major-league record for an extra inning game.
» April 17, 1975: During a 14–7 loss to the Mets, the Cardinals Ted Simmons homers from both sides of the plate, while teammate 2B Ted Sizemore ties a major-league record with three errors in the 6th inning.
» October 7, 1977: Down 5–3 with two outs in the 9th inning, the Dodgers catch lightning in a bottle. Pinch hitter Vic Davalillo beats out a 2-strike drag bunt and pinch hitter Manny Mota follows with a long double off Greg Luzinski's glove. Mota reaches 3rd on a throw that Ted Sizemore mishandles. Lopes' grounder hits a seam in the carpet and caroms off Mike Schmidt's knee to Larry Bowa, and the shortstop's throw is ruled late. Los Angeles pulls out a 6–5 victory.