On August 16, 1967 — After retiring the first 19 Pirates he faces, Reds’ starter Jim Maloney is forced to leave the game when he hurts his ankle stepping in a hole in the Forbes Field turf. Billy McCool finishes the contest, giving up two hits in Cincinnati’s 4-0 victory over the Pirates.

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