» April 12, 1967: In 40 degree weather at Fenway, Boston takes its season opener with the White Sox, 5–4, as righty Jim Lonborg wins with the help of a 3-run Rico Petrocelli home run. A pre-season poll picks the Red Sox to finish 9th.
» September 20, 1967:
The Red Sox, down 2–0 in Cleveland, rally on Yaz's 41st home run and a 3-run home run by Rico Petrocelli to win 5–4. Yaz, with four hits in the game, is now leading the American League with a .316 average, and is 1st in RBIs and home runs. The Twins, Tigers and White Sox all keep pace. The Twins win 6–2 as Dean Chance K's 13 for his 18th victory. Detroit routs the Yankees 10–1, while Chicago tops the Angels 6–4.
» April 27, 1968: Tom Phoebus, the Orioles' top pitcher last year, throws a 6–0 no-hitter against the Red Sox. Brooks Robinson drives in three runs and makes a great stab to rob Rico Petrocelli of a hit in the 8th. Converted OF Curt Blefary catches the game.
» 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.
» September 29, 1969: Rico Petrocelli blasts his 40th home run, a season record for SS, as Boston wins 8–5 over Washington. Petrocelli is hitting .301 with only 14 errors in the field.
» August 9, 1971:
Despite belting six home runs -- 3 by Bill Freehan, two by Willie Horton, one by Aurelio Rodriguez -- at Fenway Park, the Tigers lose to the Red Sox, 12–11. The Sox have only one homer, a grand slam by Bob Montgomery. Rico Petrocelli's pinch single with two outs in the 9th drives home the winner.
» June 21, 1972: Rico Petrocelli and Carl Yastrzemski lead the Red Sox to 11-inning, 10–9 win over Texas. Yaz collects five hits and score four times, while Rico drives in six runs, four with a grand slam. Frank Howard is 4-for-4 for Texas. Luis Tiant wins with an inning of shutout relief.
» September 7, 1972: Tommy Harper and Rico Petrocelli club 3-run homers to poser the Red Sox to a 10–4 win over the Yankees and move into first place in the American League East ahead of the Tigers. Siebert adds a homer as he wins his 12th game.
» June 23, 1973:
In his major league debut, Orioles P Jesse Jefferson loses his shut out when Red Sox SS Rico Petrocelli lofts a Fenway homer with two out in the 9th. Baltimore pushes over a run in the 10th to give Jefferson a 10-inning, 2–1 victory.