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May 24, 2008

Willie Horton Hits Eleventh Homer In Tigers Tie With Athletics

by @ 6:00 pm. Filed under 1968 Tigers Diary - May, Bill Freehan, Daryl Patterson, Earl Wilson, Willie Horton

May 24, 1968 at the Oakland Coliseum
Tigers 2, Athletics 2  (23-14)

The Tigers and Athletics played to a 2-2 rain shortened tie today and the game was called in the seventh inning.  Both Tiger runs came via the longball with solo shots by Bill Freehan and Willie Horton.  For Horton, it was his eleventh of the season and Freehan belted his seventh.

Earl Wilson gave up two runs on five hits with two strikeouts in five innings.  Daryl Patterson gave up a hit and a walk with a strikeout in two shutout innings of relief.

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