Pitcher's Day

October 1968
The article focuses on the match between St. Louis Cardinals and Detroit Tigers at 1968 World Series of Major League Baseball. It states that the Cardinals had defeated Tigers in three games, wherein Cardinal's pitcher Bob Gibson put down Denny Mclain. It says that Tiger's pitcher Mickey Lolich received a surprising reprieve from Lou Brock of Cardinals, who was known as the most excellent baserunner in the National League. However, Lolich strike back after two innings which led to their victory.


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