This well-traveled Dartmouth man won a career-high seven games for the 1960 Tigers
as both a starter and reliever.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»July 3, 1960: Before 50,556 fans in New York, the Yankees sweep two from the Tigers, winning 7–6 and 6–2. In the opener, Ryne Duran fans Charlie Maxwell with the bases loaded and two outs in the 9th. Detroit is ahead 2–1 in the night cap when Norm Cash argues at length about a call at first base, and finally gets tossed. When play resumes, Pete Burnside serves up a 3-run homer to Mickey Mantle, batting righty. The Yankees are 23–5 since June five and lead the American League by three games.
»April 25, 1961: Two weeks after the Celtics win the NBA Championship, reserve center Gene Conley tosses his first American League victory, a 6–1 win over the visiting Senators. Conley, obtained from the Phils over the winter, beats Pete Burnside.