The Virginian was the 25th player on the Tigers' 1968 championship squad. After the
expansion draft, Comer took advantage of the friendly confines of Seattle's Sicks
Stadium for 15 home runs and also stole 18 bases. A trade to Washington and a loss
of power ended his career.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»May 16, 1969: In the highest-scoring 11th inning ever, Seattle scores six runs, then allows 5, but hangs on for a 10–9 win at Boston. Jim Bouton gets the win with three shutout innings. Wayne Comer has a pair of homers, including one in the 11th. Kenworthy adds a homer in the 11th and Rico Petrocelli goes deep in the 11th for the Sox.