After driving in the winning run in the Mets’ 7-4 victory over the Cubs, Joel Youngblood, who is traded to the Expos during the game, flies to Philadelphia and singles for Montreal to become the first player to have a hit for two different teams on the same day in different cities. The 30-year All-Star collects his two historic hits off two future Hall of Famers, a single off Ferguson Jenkins in Chicago, and a single off Steve Carlton of the Phillies.
It was the mid 70’s. I managed, barely, to get the #WhiteSox Harry Carey and Jimmy Piersall radio broadcasts in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. They advertised Stroh’s beer. That was my beer du jour back then because of them.