On September 3, 1969 — The Reds’ Jim Maloney stops the slumping Cubs on two hits to win, 2 – 0. Bill Hands takes the loss. It’s Maloney’s 9th career two-hitter; he’s thrown three no-hitters and five one-hitters. The Cubs’ lead slips to four games.

 


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