Dickie Ray Noles (born November 19, 1956 in Charlotte, North Carolina) was a pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies (1979-1981, 1990), Chicago Cubs (1982-1984 and 1987), Texas Rangers (1984-1985), Cleveland Indians (1986), Detroit Tigers (1987) and Baltimore Orioles (1988). Events 1095 - The Council of Clermont, called by Pope Urban II to discuss sending the First Crusade to the Holy Land Year 1956 ( MCMLVI) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The Philadelphia Phillies are a Major League Baseball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Champions Major League Baseball World Series: Pittsburgh Pirates over Baltimore Orioles (4-3 Willie Stargell, Champions Major League Baseball World Series: Los Angeles Dodgers over New York Yankees (4-2 Ron Cey, Pedro Guerrero Champions Major League Baseball World Series: Cincinnati Reds over Oakland Athletics (4-0 José Rijo, MVP The Chicago Cubs are a Professional Baseball franchise based in Chicago, Illinois. Champions Major League Baseball World Series Champion St Louis Cardinals World Series MVP Darrell Champions Major League Baseball World Series: Detroit Tigers over San Diego Padres (4-1 Alan Trammell, MVP Champions Major League Baseball World Series: Minnesota Twins over St The Texas Rangers are an American professional baseball team based in Arlington Texas, United States, representing the Dallas-Ft Champions Major League Baseball World Series: Detroit Tigers over San Diego Padres (4-1 Alan Trammell, MVP Champions Major League Baseball World Series: Kansas City Royals over St The Cleveland Indians are a professional baseball team based in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. Champions Major League Baseball World Series: New York Mets over Boston Red Sox (4-3 Ray Knight, MVP The Detroit Tigers are a professional baseball team based in Detroit, Michigan, USA Champions Major League Baseball World Series: Minnesota Twins over St The Baltimore Orioles are a professional baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland. See also 1988 Major League Baseball season Champions Major League Baseball World Series: Los Angeles Dodgers
Noles was an effective relief pitcher for the Phillies' 1980 World Series championship team. A relief pitcher or reliever is a Baseball or Softball Pitcher who enters the game after the Starting pitcher is removed due to injury The 1980 World Series matched the Philadelphia Phillies against the Kansas City Royals, with the Phillies winning in six games to capture the only World Series title In Game 4 of that series, Noles came on in relief of Larry Christenson in the first inning with only one out and the Phillies down 4-0 to the Kansas City Royals. Larry Richard 'LC' Christenson ( November 10, 1953 in Everett Washington) is a former professional baseball Pitcher who played for the The Kansas City Royals are a Major League Baseball team based in Kansas City, Missouri. Noles pitched the next 4 2/3 innings and gave up another run, but is most remembered for throwing a fastball under George Brett's chin in the fourth inning that prompted a warning by the umpires to both teams. For the American band of the same name see Fastball (band. For the game also known as fast-pitch softball see Softball. George Brett can refer to George Brett (baseball George Brett (military George Edward Brett (1829 -1890 publisher Brett struck out in the at-bat and had only three singles and one RBI the remainder of the series. The brushback incident is looked upon as the turning point in that series for the Phillies. In Baseball, a brushback pitch is a pitch thrown high and inside usually a fastball to force the batter away from the plate often to intimidate
Before the 1982 season, Noles was traded along with Keith Moreland to the Chicago Cubs for pitcher Mike Krukow and cash. Bobby Keith "Zonk" Moreland (born May 2, 1954 in Dallas Texas) is a former Outfielder in Major League Baseball who played The Chicago Cubs are a Professional Baseball franchise based in Chicago, Illinois. Michael Edward (Mike Krukow (born January 21, 1952 in Long Beach California) is a former Starting pitcher in Major League Baseball Noles had an effective season as a starter in 1982, going 10-13. In early 1983, however, Noles' alcohol problems began to surface. He and a Cubs' teammate drunkenly assaulted a police officer after a game and Noles severely injured his left knee. Noles spent 16 days in jail, was forced to enter alcohol rehabilitation, and was forced to pay a substantial amount of his baseball earnings in an ensuing civil suit. Noles was never the same pitcher after that.
In 1987, Noles became the second player, after Harry Chiti, in Major League Baseball history to be traded for himself. Harry Chiti ( November 16, 1932 – January 31, 2002) was a Catcher in Major League Baseball. Noles was traded from the Cubs to the Detroit Tigers for a player to be named later. The Detroit Tigers are a professional baseball team based in Detroit, Michigan, USA Several months later, the teams were unable to agree on what player Chicago would receive, and so Noles was shipped back to the Cubs, completing a deal in which he was traded for himself.