Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
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1 . It was a double by Lou Johnson.
1-0. The lone run came in the fifth inning.
Bob Hendley. Hendley threw a gem of his own, allowing the Dodgers only one hit, one unearned run, walked one, and struck out three in the 1-0 loss.
Vin Scully. Caray was calling the games for Cubs fans in Chicago, and later became a huge loss to Cubs fans with his death. Vin Scully became an icon to Los Angeles in the 1950s behind the mike, and at the turn of the century was still projecting his unique voice to Southern California.
Ed Vargo. Vargo umpired the National League from 1960-1983. Ironically, he called only two no-hitters from behind the plate in his career, and both were from Koufax. Sandy Koufax's no-hitter on June 4, 1964, then his perfect game on September 9, 1965.
Jeff Torborg. Jeff was only in his second season in baseball in 1965 and appeared in only 56 games in the season. He took a backseat to John Roseboro.
|Sandy Koufax's perfect game near the end of the season was just a touch of what he had shown all season long in 1965. Which award did Sandy not win in the season?||The Perfection of Sandy Koufax
National League MVP. All the other awards listed, Koufax won these for the second time in 1965 with his 26-8 record, along with a new season strikeout record of 382.
1. Outfielder Lou Johnson was the only Dodger to get the wood in the game with his double. Thanks to an error by the Cubs catcher Chris Krug and a sacrifice fly by Dodger Ron Fairly, the only run scored was an unearned one.
Los Angeles. With only 29,000 fans of a 50,000+ ballpark, at 9:46pm (PST) glued to Sandy's every motion, history was made in front of the hometown fans at Dodger Stadium.
Strikeout. Koufax struck out the side in the ninth inning. His victims were Chris Krug, Joey Amalfitano, and Harvey Kuenn.
1-0. The only run scored for the Dodgers was by outfielder Lou Johnson.
Chicago Cubs. With the bats of Ernie Banks, Ron Santo, and Billy Williams who were silenced, it made this game more historical. The three combined for 537 hits during the season but couldn't muster even one on that day.