Our Blog: 1967 AL Pennant Race
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
Thursday, August 10, 1967. only 3.5 games separate the top 5 teams as of this
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