|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» September 1, 1964:
The Cardinals move past the faltering Giants into 3rd place with a 5–4 win over the Braves. Former Brave, now Cardinals utility C, Bob Uecker hits his first home run of the year, then singles in the winning run in the 9th to win it for the Birds. St. Louis is seven 1/2 in back of the first-place Phils.
» September 27, 1965: A week after sending veteran Ken Boyer to the Mets, St. Louis trades SS Dick Groat, 1B Bill White and C Bob Uecker to the Phillies for P Art Mahaffey, OF Alex Johnson and C Pat Corrales.
» April 21, 1966: The Braves trip the Phils, 5–4, as Chris Short's wild pitch past Bob Uecker allows the winning run to score. Eddie Mathews sets a major-league record by playing his 2009th game at 3B, topping Eddie Yost's mark.