|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» December 7, 1946: The Indians send young OF Gene Woodling to Pittsburgh for veteran receiver Al Lopez. Lopez will play just 61 games in 1947, before taking over as manager of Indianapolis for three seasons. He will return to skipper the Indians in 1951.
» July 12, 1951: At Cleveland, Allie Reynolds of the NY Yankees no-hits Cleveland 1–0 for the first of his two no-hitters this season. Gene Woodling’s seventh inning HR off loser Bob Feller is the difference in the 1–0 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.
» August 24, 1951: Against Cleveland's Early Wynn, Gene Woodling cracks his 3rd homer off the Tribe ace this year, as the Yanks win, 2–0. Woodling went deep on Wynn on June 24th, July 24th and today. Mickey Mantle makes his first appearance since his recall from the minors.
» August 20, 1954: OF Gene Woodling of the Yanks crashes into the wall, breaking a thumb. He is lost for the season.
» November 18, 1954: In an enormous two-part trade begun on November 14, the Yankees and Orioles exchange 17 players. Included are 1B Dick Kryhoski, pitchers Bob Turley and Don Larsen, and SS Billy Hunter from Baltimore. To the Orioles go OF Gene Woodling, SS Willie Miranda, pitchers Harry Byrd and Jim McDonald, and catchers Gus Triandos and Hal Smith. The trade will help both teams.
» July 18, 1957: Gene Woodling of the Indians throws out two Washington runners from LF in the first inning, tying a ML record. Washington wins 4-0.
» July 27, 1959: At Detroit, Baltimore's Gene Woodling drives in five runs, four on a grand slam off Bunning, in the O's 5–2 win. Woodling drove in all four runs in yesterday's 4–0 win against Chicago. Baltimore native Barry Shetrone is 2-for-4 with a triple for the O's. Shetrone is the first home-grown player to play for the Birds.
» December 14, 1960: The Angels and new Senators each select 28 players from a pool of American League talent. Among Los Angeles selections are P Dean Chance, SS Jim Fregosi, 1B Ted Kluszewski, and RF Albie Pearson. Washington selections include P Bobby Shantz, LF Chuck Hinton, OF Gene Woodling, and P Hal Woodeshick.
» May 11, 1962: With two outs in the 6th, the Senators explode for 11 runs to rout the Orioles, 12–1. Gene Woodling's grand slam is the big blow, but Chuck Cottier has two doubles in the inning. Dave Stenhouse (2–0) pops out to end the inning,