Bing Devine keeps changing players around as if they were so many bubble gum cards. The Cardinals’ general manager ought to receive an award as the best friend the airlines ever had. Before Bing is through, the Redbirds’ 1968 pennant winners will have to hold a reunion soon if they want to reminisce about the
In his eighth career starter, New York’s Stan Bahnsen no-hit the Boston Red Sox through twenty-five outs. Bahnsen battled Boston starter Gary Waslewski for six plus innings until Gene Michael plated Tom Tresh with a single through the hole at short. Bahnsen received two insurance runs in the eighth with a two-run single by catcher
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
The Boston press just doesn’t know what to do with this team. “How do you write about a winner?” asked one Boston Globe writer. “I’ve had to junk words like dismal, sloppy, brutal, etc.” The writers have had to come up with a new lexicon of adjectives to describe the 1967 edition of the Boston
Before the game, Russ Gibson was warming up Gary Waslewski and told manager Dick Williams that the pitcher just didn’t have it. Williams had to start him nonetheless, but with the Red Sox tied for first place with their opponent, the Baltimore Orioles, Williams had Jose Santiago warming in the bullpen as the game started.
Are the Red Sox for real, or is their surprising early showing in the American League pennant race only a prelude to a collapse later in the season? The Red Sox were in the first division, playing some of the most exciting baseball in the league and drawing so many fans to Fenway Park that
As Tony Conigliaro makes his return from military duty, the Boston Red Sox announced rookie pitcher Billy Rohr has been recalled to active duty with his Army Reserve unit for a two-week period starting June 10. The Red Sox have recalled pitcher Gary Waslewski from Toronto to fill their roster to the 25-man limit.
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