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July 14, 2007

Reggie Jackson Homers Twice In Yankees’ 50th Win

by @ 3:23 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - July, Ed Figueroa, George Zeber, Reggie Jackson, Sparky Lyle

July 14, 1967 at County Stadium
Yankees 6, Brewers 3  (50-39)

Reggie Jackson had a big day at the plate as he led the Yankees in their win over the Brewers.  He went two for four with two homers and three RBIs and the two longballs bring his season total to fifteen.  Rookie George Zeber also made a contribution with a two run homer in the seventh inning.

Ed Figueroa picked up the win and he improved to 9-7 on the season.  He gave up three runs on seven hits and two walks with three strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings.  Sparky Lyle didn’t give up a run in the 2 1/3 innings and he picked up his fifteenth save of the season.

June 28, 2007

Yankees Split Doubleheader With Blue Jays

by @ 1:36 pm. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - June, Dick Tidrow, George Zeber, Graig Nettles, Ken Clay, Ken Holtzman, Reggie Jackson, Roy White

June 28, 1977 at Exhibition Stadium
Blue Jays 8, Yankees 5  (40-33)

Rookie Ken Clay had a tough time against the Blue Jays and he dropped to 0-2 on the season with a rough start.  He gave up six runs (five earned) on five hits and three walks and three strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings.

George Zeber belted a two run shot in the loss.  Reggie Jackson hit his thirteenth homerun and Mickey Rivers went three for five with an RBI.

June 28, 1977 at Exhibition Stadium
Yankees 5, Blue Jays 1  (41-33)

The Yankees managed a split with the Blue Jays in their doubleheader with a solid outing by Ken Holtzman and some great relief pitching by Dick Tidrow.  Holtzman gave up just one run in 8 1/3 innings and then Tidrow finished the ninth and pitched two extra innings of shutout ball to improve to 6-2 on the season.

Graig Nettles went two for six with a double, two RBIs and a run.  Roy White finished two for four with a run and a walk.

June 5, 2007

Yankees Belt Six Homeruns In Win Over White Sox

by @ 11:54 am. Filed under 1977 Yankees, 1977 Yankees Diary - June, Bucky Dent, Carlos May, Dick Tidrow, George Zeber, Reggie Jackson, Sparky Lyle, Thurman Munson

June 5, 1977 at Comiskey Park
Yankees 8, White Sox 6  (29-23)

The Yankees made good use of the long ball as they won the rubber game in their series with the White Sox.  Five different Yankees belted homeruns and they accounted for seven of the eight Yankees runs.  Thurman Munson, Carlos May, Reggie Jackson, George Zeber and Bucky Dent all went yard for the Yankees.  For Zeber, it was the first homerun of his career.

Dick Tidrow picked up the win with 4 1/3 innings of mediocre relief.  He gave up three runs (two earned) on four hits and two walks with one strikeout and Sparky Lyle pitched three innings and gave up one run to earn his eleventh save.

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