June 18, 2010

And For The Red Sox In The 7th, 17 Runs On 14 Hits ...

On this date in 1953, the Red Sox scored 17 runs in the seventh inning at Fenway Park and beat the Tigers 23-3.
Tigers  - 000 201  000 -  3  7  5
Red Sox - 030 002 171x - 23 27 0
White singles to center.
Stephens singles to right, White to 3rd.
Stephens steals 2nd.
Umphlett singles to left, White and Stephens score.
Lipon strikes out.
Kell doubles to left, Umphlett to 3rd.
Goodman intentionally walked.
Piersall singles to center, Umphlett and Kell scores, Goodman to 3rd.
Gernert homers, Goodman, Piersall and Gernert score.
Kinder singles to right.
White walks, Kinder to 2nd.
Weik relieves Gromek.
Kinder to 3rd, White to 2nd on wild pitch.
Stephens doubles to center, Kinder and White score.
Umphlett walks.
Lipon singles to left, Stephens scores, Umphlett to 2nd.
Kell flies out to left.
Goodman singles to right-center, Umphlett scores, Lipon to 2nd.
Harrist relieves Weik.
Lepcio pinch-runs for Goodman.
Zarilla pinch-hits for Piersall.
Zarilla walks, Lipon to 3rd, Lepcio to 2nd.
Gernert walks, Lipon scores, Lepcio to 3rd, Zarilla to 2nd.
Kinder singles, Lepcio and Zarilla scores, Gernert to 3rd.
White singles to center, Gernert scores, Kinder to 2nd.
Stephens singles to right, Kinder scores, White to 3rd.
Umphlett singles to left, White scores, Stephens to 2nd.
Lipon walks, Stephens to 3rd, Umphlett to 2nd.
Kell flies out to left.

Bastards left the bases loaded!

In the National League, the Chicago White Stockings scored 18 runs in the 7th inning against the Detroit Wolverines on Spetember 6, 1883, and won the game 26-6.

Also on June 18:

1975 - Fred Lynn hits three home runs and drives in 10 runs as Boston beats the Tigers 15-1. Lynn homers in the first, homers in the second, triples in the third, lines out in the fifth, singles in the eighth and homers in the ninth.

1977 - In a nationally televised game, Yankees manager Billy Martin pulls Reggie Jackson in the sixth inning for apparently loafing on a ball hit to him in right field by Jim Rice. The two have a spirited confrontation in the dugout. Boston wins the game 10-4 as Carl Yastrzemski and Bernie Carbo each hit two home runs.

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