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1967 – Julio Gotay, filling in at second base while Joe Morgan is on military leave, goes 5-for-5 but the Cardinals outlast Houston, 5-4, in eleven innings. His last hit plates Bob Aspromonte to send the game to overtime. Roger Maris hits the game-winner off Barry Latman. Curt Flood ends it with a rare outfield unassisted double play, snaring a sinking liner by Bob Lillis then trotting to second base to double off Jim Landis. 

1967 – Julio Gotay, filling in at second base while Joe Morgan is on military leave, goes 5-for-5 but the Cardinals outlast Houston, 5-4, in eleven innings. His last hit plates Bob Aspromonte to send the game to overtime. Roger Maris hits the game-winner off Barry Latman. Curt Flood ends it with a rare outfield unassisted double play, snaring a sinking liner by Bob Lillis then trotting to second base to double off Jim Landis. 

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1967 – Julio Gotay doubles off Larry Jaster in the fifth inning for his eighth consecutive hit. The Cardinals rally late against Bo Belinsky to beat the Astros, 6-2. Gotay had been hit-by-pitched and singled before setting the club record.

1967 – Julio Gotay doubles off Larry Jaster in the fifth inning for his eighth consecutive hit. The Cardinals rally late against Bo Belinsky to beat the Astros, 6-2. Gotay had been hit-by-pitched and singled before setting the club record.

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1967 – Minutes before the trade deadline expires, Houston ships closer Claude Raymond to Atlanta for pitcher Wade Blasingame. Less than 24 hours later, Raymond saves a 9-8 decision over the Astros. Jim Wynn homers again, his seventh long ball in the past week.

1967 – Minutes before the trade deadline expires, Houston ships closer Claude Raymond to Atlanta for pitcher Wade Blasingame. Less than 24 hours later, Raymond saves a 9-8 decision over the Astros. Jim Wynn homers again, his seventh long ball in the past week.

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 1967 – Don Wilson, just 22, fans Hank Aaron to complete his first no-hitter, a 2-0 gem over the Atlanta Braves . Aaron is Wilson’s 15th strikeout victim that Father’s Day afternoon. Jim Wynn’s double off Phil Niekro keys a two-run rally for the game’s only scoring. Though it is the third no-hitter in franchise history, it’s the first shutout no-hitter and the first hurled in the Astrodome.

 1967 – Don Wilson, just 22, fans Hank Aaron to complete his first no-hitter, a 2-0 gem over the Atlanta Braves . Aaron is Wilson’s 15th strikeout victim that Father’s Day afternoon. Jim Wynn’s double off Phil Niekro keys a two-run rally for the game’s only scoring. Though it is the third no-hitter in franchise history, it’s the first shutout no-hitter and the first hurled in the Astrodome.

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1967 – Jim Wynn belts a mammoth home run at Cincinnati’s Crosley Field off Sammy Ellis that lands on a freeway ramp beyond left field . The Reds explode for five runs in the ninth to salvage a doubleheader split, 8-4, after Houston won the opener, 7-4. Bob Aspromonte homers in both games. 

1967 – Jim Wynn belts a mammoth home run at Cincinnati’s Crosley Field off Sammy Ellis that lands on a freeway ramp beyond left field . The Reds explode for five runs in the ninth to salvage a doubleheader split, 8-4, after Houston won the opener, 7-4. Bob Aspromonte homers in both games. 

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1967 – Bob Aspromonte smacks five hits in a 17-1 thrashing at St. Louis, the biggest winning margin in club history. Houston pounds 23 hits, four by catcher Ron Brand. Julio Gotay adds three hits. Bo Belinsky and Claude Raymond combine to shut down the Redbirds, with reliever Raymond chipping in with a run-scoring double.

1967 – Bob Aspromonte smacks five hits in a 17-1 thrashing at St. Louis, the biggest winning margin in club history. Houston pounds 23 hits, four by catcher Ron Brand. Julio Gotay adds three hits. Bo Belinsky and Claude Raymond combine to shut down the Redbirds, with reliever Raymond chipping in with a run-scoring double.

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1967 – With the wind blowing out at Wrigley, Rusty Staub, Joe Morgan, Jim Wynn and Ron Davis homer in a 17-4 bombing of Chicago. Conditions favor the hitters so well that John Bateman, after being plunked by a pitch, begs the umpire to let him stay and hit.

1967 – With the wind blowing out at Wrigley, Rusty Staub, Joe Morgan, Jim Wynn and Ron Davis homer in a 17-4 bombing of Chicago. Conditions favor the hitters so well that John Bateman, after being plunked by a pitch, begs the umpire to let him stay and hit.

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1967 – Jim Wynn ‘s first-inning homer off the left-field foul pole ignites a near riot during a 6-2 Astros win. Giants Manager Herman Franks and umpire Shag Crawford nearly come to blows as Franks insists the hit was foul. A voice in the dugout calls Crawford a “meathead” and Ollie Brown gets tossed for it, inciting another feud. Pitcher Gaylord Perry, who gave up the homer, later admits it was he who used the m-word. 

1967 – Jim Wynn ‘s first-inning homer off the left-field foul pole ignites a near riot during a 6-2 Astros win. Giants Manager Herman Franks and umpire Shag Crawford nearly come to blows as Franks insists the hit was foul. A voice in the dugout calls Crawford a “meathead” and Ollie Brown gets tossed for it, inciting another feud. Pitcher Gaylord Perry, who gave up the homer, later admits it was he who used the m-word. 

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1967 – Houston erupts for eight runs in the eighth to wallop the Phillies, 10-3. Rusty Staub has four RBIs. Bob Aspromonte slams a three-run shot and Jim Wynn has two hits in the decisive frame. Winning pitcher Mike Cuellar drills a run-scoring double to help his own cause.

1967 – Houston erupts for eight runs in the eighth to wallop the Phillies, 10-3. Rusty Staub has four RBIs. Bob Aspromonte slams a three-run shot and Jim Wynn has two hits in the decisive frame. Winning pitcher Mike Cuellar drills a run-scoring double to help his own cause.

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1967 – Eric Anthony is born in San Diego, CA. Expected to be a power threat for many years, strikeouts and a low batting average keep him from fulfilling his potential. He bats .224 over five seasons in Houston (1989-1993), and hits 19 homers with 80 RBIs in his best year as an Astro.

1967 – Eric Anthony is born in San Diego, CA. Expected to be a power threat for many years, strikeouts and a low batting average keep him from fulfilling his potential. He bats .224 over five seasons in Houston (1989-1993), and hits 19 homers with 80 RBIs in his best year as an Astro.

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1967 – Mike Cuellar defeats Philadelphia’s Jim Bunning in a 1-0 duel that lasts eleven innings. Chuck Harrison plates Rusty Staub with the game-winner. Cuellar fans a dozen and allows just six hits while becoming the first 16-game winner in franchise history. 

1967 – Mike Cuellar defeats Philadelphia’s Jim Bunning in a 1-0 duel that lasts eleven innings. Chuck Harrison plates Rusty Staub with the game-winner. Cuellar fans a dozen and allows just six hits while becoming the first 16-game winner in franchise history. 

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1967 – Jim Wynn cracks his 37th homer of the season in an 11-10 squeaker over the Cubs. The home run mark would stand for 27 years. Houston uses nine pitchers in the victory, including catcher Ron Brand in the eighth when it looked like the Astros had control.

1967 – Jim Wynn cracks his 37th homer of the season in an 11-10 squeaker over the Cubs. The home run mark would stand for 27 years. Houston uses nine pitchers in the victory, including catcher Ron Brand in the eighth when it looked like the Astros had control.

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1967 – Dave Giusti twirls an eight-hit shutout over the Dodgers, 4-0. A bases-loaded double by Ron Davis is the key blow. Houston deals first baseman Eddie Mathews to Detroit, eventually receiving reliever Fred Gladding and cash (not Norm) in return.

1967 – Dave Giusti twirls an eight-hit shutout over the Dodgers, 4-0. A bases-loaded double by Ron Davis is the key blow. Houston deals first baseman Eddie Mathews to Detroit, eventually receiving reliever Fred Gladding and cash (not Norm) in return.

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1967 – Bo Belinsky tosses eight innings of one-hit ball before running out of gas in a 3-2 triumph over the Mets. Larry Sherry notches the save. Ron Davis homers  while Doug Rader gets an infield single in his first big league at bat . Bob Lillissingles home Bob Aspromonte with the deciding run.

1967 – Bo Belinsky tosses eight innings of one-hit ball before running out of gas in a 3-2 triumph over the Mets. Larry Sherry notches the save. Ron Davis homers  while Doug Rader gets an infield single in his first big league at bat . Bob Lillissingles home Bob Aspromonte with the deciding run.

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1967 – Bob Aspromonte drives in four as the Astros storm back to overcome the Pirates, 6-5, completing a four-game sweep. Julio Gotay, pinch-running for Aspro after his two-run double in the eighth, scores on a single by Bob Lillis for the game-winner. Larry Sherry shuts the door for winning pitcher Dave Eilers.

1967 – Bob Aspromonte drives in four as the Astros storm back to overcome the Pirates, 6-5, completing a four-game sweep. Julio Gotay, pinch-running for Aspro after his two-run double in the eighth, scores on a single by Bob Lillis for the game-winner. Larry Sherry shuts the door for winning pitcher Dave Eilers.

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1967 – Jim Wynn clubs two homers in the 8-5 opener of a doubleheader split in Pittsburgh, including a mammoth three-run bomb that lands on a Little League diamond in back of Forbes Field. Houston has the league leader in each triple crown category (Wynn 25 HRs, 75 RBIs; Rusty Staub .358 BA) but sit, as a team, in last place. The Pirates get revenge in the nightcap, 15-2.

1967 – Jim Wynn clubs two homers in the 8-5 opener of a doubleheader split in Pittsburgh, including a mammoth three-run bomb that lands on a Little League diamond in back of Forbes Field. Houston has the league leader in each triple crown category (Wynn 25 HRs, 75 RBIs; Rusty Staub .358 BA) but sit, as a team, in last place. The Pirates get revenge in the nightcap, 15-2.

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1967 – Mike Cuellar tosses a two-hitter and notches a dozen strikeouts during a 2-1 victory over Philadelphia in eleven innings. Cuellar also scores the game-winner on a single by Jim Wynn. A sacrifice fly by Eddie Mathews plates the other Houston run.

1967 – Mike Cuellar tosses a two-hitter and notches a dozen strikeouts during a 2-1 victory over Philadelphia in eleven innings. Cuellar also scores the game-winner on a single by Jim Wynn. A sacrifice fly by Eddie Mathews plates the other Houston run.

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1967 – Houston sweeps a twinbill against the Dodgers for the first time. Ron Davis bashes two run-scoring doubles while Don Wilson tosses seven shutout innings in the 4-1 opener. Eddie Mathews and Jim Wynn belt homers to lead the 8-2 nightcap win at Dodger Stadium.

1967 – Houston sweeps a twinbill against the Dodgers for the first time. Ron Davis bashes two run-scoring doubles while Don Wilson tosses seven shutout innings in the 4-1 opener. Eddie Mathews and Jim Wynn belt homers to lead the 8-2 nightcap win at Dodger Stadium.

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 1967 – Eddie Mathews rips a three-run homer off Juan Marichal, the 500th of his major league career . It helps the Astros topple the Giants, 8-6. Mathews had a similar chance two innings before when a mouse dashed from the Candlestick grandstands and scurried until Willie Mays shooed it under the outfield fence. Mathews fanned but Norm Miller followed with a three-run shot. Dave Giusti picks up the win and gets the game-winning hit. 

 1967 – Eddie Mathews rips a three-run homer off Juan Marichal, the 500th of his major league career . It helps the Astros topple the Giants, 8-6. Mathews had a similar chance two innings before when a mouse dashed from the Candlestick grandstands and scurried until Willie Mays shooed it under the outfield fence. Mathews fanned but Norm Miller followed with a three-run shot. Dave Giusti picks up the win and gets the game-winning hit. 

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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1967

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1967 World Series – St. Louis Cardinals NL over Boston Red Sox AL 4 games to 3 World Series MVP – Bob Gibson Babe Ruth Award – Lou Brock Awards – Major League Cy Young...

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Johnny Murphy becomes the Mets’ third general manager in franchise history when he replaces Bing Devine. During his tenure, the team begins to benefit from their talented farm system, especially its young pitching prospects which include Tom Seaver, Jerry Koosman, Nolan Ryan, and Gary Gentry, all who will play a major role in the club’s World Championship in 1969.

Johnny Murphy becomes the Mets’ third general manager in franchise history when he replaces Bing Devine. During his tenure, the team begins to benefit from their talented farm system, especially its young pitching prospects which include Tom Seaver, Jerry Koosman, Nolan Ryan, and Gary Gentry, all who will play a major role in the club’s World Championship in 1969.

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1967 – While skiing at Lake Tahoe, Boston Red Sox pitcher Jim Lonborg tears the ligaments in his left knee. Lonborg, who posted a 22-9 record with 246 strikeouts and a 3.49 ERA and received the Cy Young Award, will pitch 12 more seasons in the major leagues, but will not again reach double digits in wins until 1971.

1967 – While skiing at Lake Tahoe, Boston Red Sox pitcher Jim Lonborg tears the ligaments in his left knee. Lonborg, who posted a 22-9 record with 246 strikeouts and a 3.49 ERA and received the Cy Young Award, will pitch 12 more seasons in the major leagues, but will not again reach double digits in wins until 1971.

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While skiing at Lake Tahoe, Red Sox right-hander Jim Lonborg (22-9) tears the ligaments in his left knee. After surgery, last season’s Cy Young Award winner will rush his comeback, resulting in damaging his rotator-cuff.

While skiing at Lake Tahoe, Red Sox right-hander Jim Lonborg (22-9) tears the ligaments in his left knee. After surgery, last season’s Cy Young Award winner will rush his comeback, resulting in damaging his rotator-cuff.

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The Mets obtain Tommy Agee, the 1966 Rookie of the Year, and utility infielder Al Weis from the White Sox in exchange for Buddy Booker, Tommy Davis, Jack Fisher, and Billy Wynne. New York’s newest additions will both play a pivotal role in the team’s 1969 World Championship season.

The Mets obtain Tommy Agee, the 1966 Rookie of the Year, and utility infielder Al Weis from the White Sox in exchange for Buddy Booker, Tommy Davis, Jack Fisher, and Billy Wynne. New York’s newest additions will both play a pivotal role in the team’s 1969 World Championship season.

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The Cubs give up on pitcher Ray Culp and ship him to the Red Sox for minor leaguer Rudy Schlesinger and cash. A steal for the Sox, Culp will develop a palmball and win 64 games for them over the next four seasons.

The Cubs give up on pitcher Ray Culp and ship him to the Red Sox for minor leaguer Rudy Schlesinger and cash. A steal for the Sox, Culp will develop a palmball and win 64 games for them over the next four seasons.

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The Mets complete the deal that brings Senator skipper Gil Hodges (321-444, .420), who still had a year left on his contract with Washington, to New York to become the team’s fourth manager in the brief history of the five year-old franchise. The Amazins’ obtain the beloved former Dodger and original Met by sending 21 year-old right-hander Bill Denehy and $100,000 in reparations to nation’s capital.

The Mets complete the deal that brings Senator skipper Gil Hodges (321-444, .420), who still had a year left on his contract with Washington, to New York to become the team’s fourth manager in the brief history of the five year-old franchise. The Amazins’ obtain the beloved former Dodger and original Met by sending 21 year-old right-hander Bill Denehy and $100,000 in reparations to nation’s capital.

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