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From the archives | July 5

Kevin Morton has sterling debut for Red Sox

Carrying the hopes of the nervous citizens of Red Sox Nation, lefthander Kevin Morton last night interrupted his third summer of minor league training and started against the Detroit Tigers in Fenway Park.

The Sox were on the verge of plummeting into third place and Morton was called to rescue Lou Gorman and Co. from the winter folly and summer slump 1990-91.

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