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  1. Steve Carlton sets all-time N.L. strikeout record

    Larry Schwartz

    The Phillies' Steve Carlton strikes out Montreal's Andre Dawson in a 1-0, 17-inning loss to become the National League's all-time strikeout leader. Carlton fans 12 in 10 innings to bring his total to 3,128.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 19, 2001
  2. Mets lose final game at historic Polo Grounds

    Larry Schwartz

    At the last game at the Polo Grounds, just 1,752 watch as the Mets lose to the Phillies, 5-1.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 17, 2001
  3. Amazin' Mets - From Worst to First

    Larry Schwartz

    The Mets' 3-2, 12-inning victory over Montreal in the opener of a doubleheader puts them in first place for the first time. The Mets go on to win the pennant, then the World Series.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 07, 2001
  4. Hagen first American-born to win British Open

    Larry Schwartz

    Walter Hagen becomes the first native-born American to win the British Open by beating George Duncan and Jim Barnes by one stroke, 300-301, at Royal St. George's in Sandwich, England.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 21, 2001
  5. Perfect Father's Day for Phillies' Bunning Star

    Larry Schwartz

    The Phillies' Jim Bunning is the first National Leaguer to pitch a perfect game in the 20th century when he beats the Mets, 6-0, at Shea Stadium on Father's Day.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 19, 2001
  6. Waitkus shot by deranged fan

    Larry Schwartz

    Eddie Waitkus of the Philadelphia Phillies is shot by a deranged fan. Bernard Malamud will immortalize the shooting incident in his novel, "The Natural."

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 09, 2001
  7. Drysdale sets consecutive scoreless inning mark

    Larry Schwartz

    Don Drysdale extends his scoreless streak to a record 58 2/3 innings before he allows a run in the Dodgers' 5-3 win over the Phillies in Los Angeles.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 06, 2001
  8. Rose first NL player to reach 4,000 hits

    Larry Schwartz

    Twenty-one years to the day after his first major league hit, Pete Rose of the Montreal Expos doubles against the Phillies' Jerry Koosman to become the first NL player to accumulate 4,000 hits. The Expos win, 5-1, in Montreal.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 11, 2001
  9. Flood's suit leads to birth of free agency

    Larry Schwartz

    Curt Flood files suit in New York district court charging that baseball violates anti-trust laws. While he would lose his case, the players win the war in time. His action will lead to the end of the reserve clause and the birth of free agency.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 13, 2001
  10. Cy Young winner Carlton proves worthy

    Larry Schwartz

    The Phillies' Steve Carlton wins the first of four National League Cy Young Awards unanimously by the vote of 24 baseball writers.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 31, 2000