Monday, January 25, 2016

Mediocrity As A Life Goal: Wednesday, August 23rd, 1967

Scores!

BAL 6, KC 4 W-Dillman 2-1 L-Krausse 3-13 S-Drabowsky(19) HR-B.Robinson(20)Blefary(25)(B.Robinson 4 rbi)

WAS 2, BOS 1 W-Bertaina 6-16 L-Waslewski 5-3 S-Baldwin(19) HR-Valentine(13)

CHI 4, NY 3 Wilhelm 5-6 L-Peterson 9-12 HR-Mantle(30)Smith(3)

CAL 3, CLE 2 W-Clark 6-11 L-McDowell 1-10 S-Rojas(27) 

MIN 6, DET 2 (15 inns) W-Kline 7-5 L-Marshall 7-3 HR-Killebrew(28)GS 

MIN 8, DET 4 W-Merritt 13-9 L-Dobson 1-2 HR-Valdespino(3)GS 

Yankee third sacker Charley Smith was a member of my dreadful (51-103) 1961 Phillies and my putrid (40-122) 1965 Mets, so he is over the moon to be part of a team that is merely disappointing, and in fact, sometimes touches the giddy heights of mediocrity. "It's unremarkable!" he enthused.

1 comment:

Mama Zen said...

Ah, the joys of merely disappointing!