On September 23, 1961 — The Phils’ Wes Covington hits a solo homer in the 16th inning to top Pittsburgh’s Elroy Face, 5 – 4. Face also gives up an extra-inning homer to Felipe Alou on the 11th. Bobby Malkmus earlier homered for the Phils. Jack Baldschun pitches 7 1/3 innings of shutout relief for the win.
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