Doug Griffin from the Chronology
Jun 21, 1977 -
Behind Luis Tiant's 2-hitter the Red Sox pummel the O's 7-0. Jim Rice and George Scott bang homers. The Sox also sign Tommy Helms released by the Pirates and waive Doug Griffin.
Apr 6, 1973 -
At Fenway Park‚ the first ball is thrown out by Ed Folger‚ a Boston Red Sox farm hand who had his legs amputated last September following a farm accident. In the top of the first inning, Ron Blomberg of the New York Yankees becomes the first regular season designated history in major league history when he faces righthander Luis Tiant. Blomberg walks with the bases loaded and winds up 1-for-3 in the 15-5 loss to the Boston. Sox DH Orlando Cepeda goes 0-for-6‚ but Carlton Fisk strokes two homers‚ one a grand slam‚ in the 20-hit Boston assault. Second baseman Doug Griffin notches four hits for Boston‚ which overcomes a 3-0 by scoring eight runs to chase Mel Stottlemyre by the third inning. The Yanks record eight hits off Tiant‚ five by the Alou brothers, Matty and Felipe.
Oct 11, 1970 -
Boston's Tony Conigliaro (OF) and California's Doug Griffin (2B) switch clubs in a 6-player swap.