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Dick McAuliffe from the Chronology
Sep 29, 1997 - The Pirates trip the playoff-bound Astros 5-4 in 11 innings. Jose Guillan is the star hitting a HR driving in 3 and scoring the winning run. Craig Biggio playing in his NL-best 381st straight game is lifted for a pinch runner in the 4th. He ends the season of 162 games without grounding into a DP tying Dick McAuliffe's ML record set in 1968.
Sep 16, 1972 - Joe Coleman wins his 17th game and Dick McAuliffe clouts 2 HRs and drives in 4 to lead Detroit to a 6-2 win in Milwaukee. This is Detroit's 5th win in a row and keeps them a percentage point behind Boston.
Apr 28, 1969 - Senators veteran Camilo Pascual gives up a leadoff HR to Dick McAuliffe but that is all the scoring Detroit can muster as they lose 7-1. McAuliffe will try again tomorrow hitting another leadoff HR but Washington will win 5-4.
Mar 13, 1969 - In addition to this year's lower mound and tightened strike zone the majors try an experiment ball with 10% more resiliency for a spring training game between the Mets and Tigers in Lakeland. It has an all-rubber center instead of a cork and rubber core and the seams are higher than the regular ball. The Mets' Don Cardwell surrenders 3 homers in the 4th to Dick McAuliffe Norm Cash and Gates Brown in the Tigers' 7-4 win. Tomorrow in Phoenix the same ball is used in the Giants 13-1 win over the Angels with Bobby Bonds hitting the only two homers (off George Brunet). The players agree the ball is definitely livelier and sounded louder coming off the bat.
Aug 25, 1967 - The Tigers trip KC, 3–0, as John Hiller records his second straight shutout in his first two ML starts. Homers by Eddie Mathews, Dick McAuliffe and Bill Freehan provide the scoring as the fourth-place Tigers stay 1 1/2 games out of first.
Aug 20, 1965 - Detroit All-Star SS Dick McAuliffe is lost for the season with a broken bone in his left hand suffered diving into 1B as the 3rd-place Tigers sweep a doubleheader at Boston. The Tigers win 2-0 and 3-2.
Sep 19, 1960 - Chicago's pennant hopes are damaged with a nitecap 7-6 loss to the Tigers after they win the opener 8-4. Pinch hitter Norm Cash scores the decisive run in game 2. Cash thus ends his year by grounding into no double plays the 1st ALer since league records on this were started in 1940. Teammate Dick McAuliffe and Roger Repoz will duplicate this in 1968.