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1967 AL Pennant Race. August 10th. Perry pitches Twins over Senators. White Sox beat Tigers

Posted by Ken Revis at 3:28 PM on July 31, 2011

This is part of a series on the 1967 American League Pennant Race.

Thursday, August 10, 1967. only 3.5 games separate the top 5 teams as of this morning.

AL Standings
Team W L W-L% GB
White Sox 60 47 .561 --
Red Sox 60 50 .545 1.5
Tigers 59 50 .541 2.0
Twins 58 50 .537 2.5
Angels 59 53 .527 3.5



White Sox 2, Tigers 1.

Before 23,475 fans in Detroit, the White Sox score a run in both the 7th and 8th innings to take a 2-1 game from the Tigers. Wilbur Wood starts for Chicago and lasts 4 innings, giving up 1 run on 4 hits. Don McMahon comes on in the 5th and pitches 2 scoreless innings. Hoyt Wilhelm comes on in the 7th inning, in relief of McMahon, and wins his 7th game of the year for Chicago, against 2 losses. Bob Locker gets his 13th save of the year. Joe Sparma starts for the Tigers and lasts 6 2/3 innings, giving up 1 unearned run on 5 hits. Mike Marshall takes the loss for Detroit, his 2nd against 1 victory. Ken Boyer's solo home run in the 8th is the winning run. Don Buford has 3 hits for the White Sox. Chicago has 7 hits, 1 error, and leaves 10 on base. Detroit has 6 hits, 1 error, and also leaves 10. See Game


Twins 5, Senators 0.

Before 21,720 in Minnesota, Jim Perry pitches a 5-hit complete game shutout and earns his 4th win against 5 losses. Barry Moore starts for the Senators and gives up 3 runs on 5 hits in 6 innings pitched. Casey Cox relieves Moore after Bob Allison's 2-run home run, and gives up 2 runs himself in 1 inning pitched. Bob Humphreys follows with 1 shutout inning. Allison is 3 for 4 with a double and 2 home runs on the day, the one in the 7th and an earlier solo shot in the 5th. He now has 18 home runs for the year. The Twins have 8 hits, 0 errors, and leave 4 on base. The Senators have 5 hits, 0 errors, and leave 5 See Game

Next: August 11th. White Sox/Twins, Angels/Red Sox, Tigers/Orioles DH

Categories: 1967 AL Pennant Race
Teams: Angels, Orioles, Red Sox, Senators, Tigers, Twins, White Sox
Players: Bob Allison, Ken Boyer, Don Buford, Casey Cox, Bob Humphreys, Bob Locker, Mike Marshall, Mike Marshall, Don McMahon, Barry Moore, Jim Perry, Joe Sparma, Hoyt Wilhelm, Wood, Wilbur Wood
Games: DET196708100, MIN196708100

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