Detroit’s shortstop Cesar Gutierrez goes 7 for 7 with six singles and a double to tie a record set in 1892

Jun 21, 1970 | Batting Feat

On June 21, 1970 At Cleveland Stadium, Detroit’s shortstop Cesar Gutierrez goes 7 for 7 with six singles and a double to tie a record set in 1892, in a 12-inning, 9 – 8 nitecap win. Mickey Stanley’s home run wins it for the Tigers. Gutierrez, wearing #7, starts the game hitting .218, and was 0 for 18 before today. Gutierrez will collect just seven hits in all of 1971, and hit .235 with just 128 hits for his career.
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