The Boston Red Sox thrilled sold-out Fenway Park with another comeback victory, their fifth such win in six games thus far on the current homestand. Last night, the Sox came off the mat twice, rallying from a five-run deficit in the early stages and again down by a run in the twelfth inning. The hero
The Red Sox announced they had recalled pitcher Dave Morehead from their Toronto farm club of the International League and shipped out pitcher Gary Waslewski to the same club. Morehead, 23, who has spent parts of four different seasons with the Boston club, was recalled after compiling an 11-5 record at Toronto. Morehead has a
Street & Smith’s: At 37 years of- age, Dick Williams is optimistic, enthusiastic and completely nonplussed about his new job of managing the Boston Red Sox, It also might be added that Williams is extremely capable. These are big plusses for the new head man in Fenway Park. And he will need them, and maybe
Among American League teams this year, perhaps none has paid a higher price for a clerical error than the Kansas City Athletics. Last season Kansas City owned a pitcher named Jose Santiago, who had great potential, but also had an annoying habit of spending most of his time in hospitals. After a severe ankle injury
Dave Morehead was optioned to Pittsfield (Eastern), but he remained in Boston for more treatments of his sore arm. The move left only Dennis Bennett and Jim Lonborg as holdovers from the 1965 pitching staff. No team in the majors has shuffled pitchers around as much as the Red Sox for the past few months.
* Despite the standings and despite a continuance of severe criticism of the club in the Boston press, there was a ray of hope as the season neared its close. That ray of hope was spelled P-I-T-C-H-I-N-G. “Our staff is not as bad as people claim,” pitching coach Mace Brown as been saying all season.
Dave Morehead no-hit the Washington Senators in a wild 14-0 win before a scant crowd of 2,049 at Fenway Park. Felix Mantilla drove in four runs and hit his 12th home run of the season in the blow-out win. Boston peppered Bennie Daniels in the eighth for seven runs putting the outcome well out of
* This was supposed to be the year Bob Tillman, the Red Sox catcher, achieved the stardom that so many people predicted for him all through his early years in Organized Baseball. Instead, the year has been nothing but a nightmare for the handsome catcher from Nashville. After the 1964 season ended, Tillman was considered
* Bill Monbouquette won his last four decisions and all Boston was hopeful the local boy will come up with another 20-win season as he did two years ago. Monbo had three of the teams’s four complete games to his credit…Dennis Bennett made his debut in the Red Sox starting rotation with a 7-4 win