On September 12, 1969 — Juan Marichal (18-10) pitches a one-hitter, as the Giants beat the Reds, 1 – 0, but Atlanta takes the National League West lead by beating Houston, 4 – 3. Tommy Helms’ 3rd-inning single is the only hit in what Marichal calls “my best game ever.”

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference September 12
National Pastime September 12
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