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Thursday April 21, 1977
. . . where the 1970s live forever!

Dave Rozema, Tigers' 20-year-old rookie righthander from Montgomery (Southern), pitched a four-hitter and shut out the Red Sox, 8-0, for his first major league victory. Jason Thompson, Mickey Stanley and Aurelio Rodriguez hit homers in support of the youngster. Thompson also rapped a pair of singles and drove in a total of four runs. [The Sporting News]


Detroit Tigers 8, Boston Red Sox 0

Game Played on Thursday, April 21, 1977 (Day game) at Fenway Park

Tigers       0  1  0    1  0  1    4  1  0  -   8 14  1
Red Sox      0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  1


Tigers               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Red Sox              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Stanley cf            5   1   2   2     0   0   .333      Burleson ss           4   0   1   0     0   0   .362
Fuentes 2b            5   1   2   0     0   0   .317      Doyle 2b              4   0   1   0     0   1   .316
Staub dh              5   1   0   0     0   0   .241      Rice dh               4   0   0   0     0   0   .319
Oglivie rf            5   2   2   0     0   0   .269      Yastrzemski lf        4   0   0   0     0   0   .381
Thompson 1b           5   1   3   4     0   0   .283      Scott 1b              3   0   2   0     0   0   .222
Kemp lf               4   0   2   1     0   0   .226      Fisk c                3   0   0   0     0   1   .265
May c                 3   0   2   0     1   0   .366      Evans rf              3   0   0   0     0   1   .372
Veryzer ss            4   0   0   0     0   0   .192      Hobson 3b             3   0   0   0     0   1   .154
Rodriguez 3b          3   2   1   1     1   0   .213      Miller cf             3   0   0   0     0   0   .231
Rozema p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Cleveland p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Lee p               0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               39   8  14   8     2   0             Totals               31   0   4   0     0   4

Time of Game: 2:10   Attendance: 24,903
Left on Base: Tigers 6, Red Sox 4
DP: Tigers 1, Red Sox 3
Errors: Thompson, Doyle
Doubles: Oglivie (5), Burleson (4), Scott (2)
Home Runs: Thompson (3), Stanley (1), Rodriguez (1)
GIDP: Staub (2), May (1), Fuentes (3), Rice (2)


Tigers                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Rozema W(1-0)           9     4   0   0   0   4   0  31   2.11
Totals                  9     4   0   0   0   4   0  31

Red Sox                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Cleveland L(1-1)        6     8   5   4   2   0   2  28   3.27
Lee                     3     6   3   3   0   0   1  13   7.36
Totals                  9    14   8   7   2   0   3  41

Wild Pitches: Cleveland (1)

Umpires: HP - Rich Garcia, 1B - Nestor Chylak, 2B - Steve Palermo, 3B - Joe Brinkman


TIGERS 1ST: Stanley grounded out (second to first); Fuentes
singled; Staub grounded into a double play (first to shortstop
to pitcher) [Fuentes out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Tigers 0, Red Sox 0.

RED SOX 1ST: Burleson grounded out (pitcher to first); Doyle
grounded out (shortstop to first); Rice grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 0, Red Sox 0.

TIGERS 2ND: Oglivie singled to second; Thompson grounded out
(second to first) [Oglivie to second]; Kemp singled to center
[Oglivie scored]; May walked [Kemp to second]; Veryzer flied out
to center; Rodriguez popped to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Tigers 1, Red Sox 0.

RED SOX 2ND: Yastrzemski reached on an error by Thompson; Scott
singled [Yastrzemski to second]; On a bunt Fisk forced
Yastrzemski (catcher to third) [Scott to second]; Evans struck
out; Hobson forced Fisk (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Tigers 1, Red Sox 0.

TIGERS 3RD: Stanley flied out to right; Fuentes grounded out
(shortstop to first); Staub lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Tigers 1, Red Sox 0.

RED SOX 3RD: Miller lined to second; Burleson doubled to left;
Doyle struck out; Rice grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 1, Red Sox 0.

TIGERS 4TH: Oglivie grounded out (shortstop to first); Thompson
homered; Kemp grounded out (catcher unassisted); May singled;
Veryzer forced May (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Tigers 2, Red Sox 0.

RED SOX 4TH: Yastrzemski grounded out (first unassisted); Scott
grounded out (first to pitcher); Fisk struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Tigers 2, Red Sox 0.

TIGERS 5TH: Rodriguez flied out to center; Stanley made an out
to shortstop; Fuentes flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Tigers 2, Red Sox 0.

RED SOX 5TH: On a bunt Evans grounded out (third to first);
Hobson struck out; Miller flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Tigers 2, Red Sox 0.

TIGERS 6TH: Staub reached on an error by Doyle; Cleveland threw
a wild pitch [Staub to second]; Oglivie grounded out (second to
first) [Staub to third]; Thompson singled [Staub scored
(unearned)]; Kemp flied out to center; May singled to right
[Thompson to third]; Veryzer flied out to left; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H,
1 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 3, Red Sox 0.

RED SOX 6TH: Burleson grounded out (first unassisted); Doyle
grounded out (second to first); Rice grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 3, Red Sox 0.

TIGERS 7TH: Rodriguez walked; Stanley homered [Rodriguez
scored]; LEE REPLACED CLEVELAND (PITCHING); Fuentes singled to
first; Staub made an out to second; Oglivie doubled [Fuentes to
third]; Thompson singled to right [Fuentes scored, Oglivie
scored]; Kemp singled to center [Thompson to third]; May
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Kemp
out at second]; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 7, Red Sox 0.

RED SOX 7TH: Yastrzemski grounded out (shortstop to first);
Scott doubled to left; Fisk grounded out (third to first); Evans
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 7, Red Sox 0.

TIGERS 8TH: Veryzer grounded out (second to first); Rodriguez
homered; Stanley singled; Fuentes grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Stanley out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 8, Red Sox 0.

RED SOX 8TH: Hobson grounded out (shortstop to first); Miller
flied out to center; Burleson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Tigers 8, Red Sox 0.

TIGERS 9TH: Staub grounded out (second to first); Oglivie
grounded out (first unassisted); Thompson flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 8, Red Sox 0.

RED SOX 9TH: Doyle singled; Rice grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Doyle out at second]; Yastrzemski
flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 8, Red Sox 0.



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