On April 25 1970, For the 7th time in his career (and the second time this week), Willie Stargell homers over Forbes Field’s right field roof, a two-out, two-run blast which erases a one-run deficit and provides the final margin of victory as the Bucs beat Atlanta, 8 – 7, in a barn-burner featuring 8 doubles, one triple and 2 tape measure home runs, the other being Rico Carty’s bases-empty blast over the Barney Dreyfuss monument in straight-away centerfield.
On Opening Day, before 8,376 fans at Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds, the Boston Americans defeat the Philadelphia Athletics in the morning game of a Patriots’ Day twin bill
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