On August 27, 1969 — Chicago loses for the 7th time in the last eight games, a 6 – 3 loss to the Reds’ Tony Cloninger. Ken Holtzman is the loser. Chicago is now just two games ahead of the Amazing Mets.


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Sources:
Baseball Reference August 27
National Pastime August 27
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
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