The next No-Hitter profiled as we march through the 1970’s is the gem spun by former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Bill Singer on July 20th of 1970 against the Philadelphia Phillies at Dodger Stadium:
Singer had a beauty of a game, striking out 10 batter without issuing a
walk, though he did commit two errors and hit right-fielder Oscar Gamble
with a pitch, preventing the perfect game.
A young Dodger “right-fielder” who would go on to much greater success
in the infield, Bill Russell, drove in two runs, along with one RBI each
from Willie Davis, Wes Parker and Jim Lefebvre, leading Los Abgeles to a
Philly starter Woodie Fryman took the loss, throwing 4.2 innings and
giving up all five runs before Lowell Palmer came in to pitch the final
3.1 innings, all scoreless with only one hit.
For Singer, it improved his record to 7-3 with a nifty 2.90 earned run
average, while the loss dropped Fryman to 6-6 on the season.