Tim Wakefield pitches for the Welland Pirates, Guardian Express, July 1, 1989

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Title

Tim Wakefield pitches for the Welland Pirates, Guardian Express, July 1, 1989

Subject

Tim Wakefield, Welland Pirates

Description

Newspaper clipping about the Welland Pirates game against the Pittsfield Mets. It discusses the play of Tim Wakefield, who switched mid-game from third baseman to relief pitcher and excelled, despite the Welland Pirates ultimately losing the game 13-11. Wakefield later became one of the best players in the MLB as a knuckleball pitcher, playing 17 seasons with the Boston Red Sox and winning two World Series with them. From the July 1, 1989 edition of the Guardian Express.

Creator

Jerry Lodboa, Guardian Express

Source

Welland Public Library Newspaper Collection

Date

1989/07/01

Rights

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Format

Newspaper clipping

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

Storage – Newspaper Box 19

Coverage

Welland

Files

July 1 1989.jpg

Collection

Citation

Jerry Lodboa, Guardian Express, “Tim Wakefield pitches for the Welland Pirates, Guardian Express, July 1, 1989,” Welland Public Library Local History, accessed June 20, 2024, https://omeka.wellandlibrary.ca/items/show/9931.