From SABR member Shane Tourtellotte at The Hardball Times on September 20, 2017:
In my previous installment of this series reliving the final weeks of the 1967 American League pennant race, we went from a virtual four-way tie to a mere two-way tie, with one of the competitors left hanging on the brink of effective elimination.
The coming week and a half would witness swings of fortune, hair’s-breadth escapes and shocking falls, disaster met with resilience, but never success met with a smooth path ahead. It also featured one player’s chance for individual immortality, previously fading, starting to burn again with a brightness suitable for a white-hot pennant race.
Read the full article here: http://www.fangraphs.com/tht/homestretch-the-1967-al-pennant-race-part-3/
- Related link: Get your free copy of The 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox: Pandemonium on the Field (SABR, 2017), edited by Bill Nowlin and Dan Desrochers. To read stories from this book at the SABR Games Project, click here.
Originally published: September 22, 2017. Last Updated: September 22, 2017.